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Most significant portrait miniature collections also contain portrait enamels. These usually resemble watercolour portrait miniatures in their framing and size, yet they were produced in a very different way and their creators were more closely associated with watchmakers and jewellers than with the manuscript illuminators who evolved the first portrait miniatures.
Philip Mould OBE
Philip Mould OBE
Philip Mould Portrait Miniatures
LAPADA member Serhat Ahmet talks about collecting Meissen Porcelain, known in Europe in the 18th and 19th centuries as the most innovative and sought after by royal courts and the aristocracy; it was called 'white gold', due to its huge expense to purchase.
Serhat Ahmet
Serhat Ahmet
Serhat Ahmet Limited
meissen-porcelain

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Object of the Week – Royal Wedding Casket Georg Zwink Germany 1842 H: 33cm   W: 48cm   D: 32cm A magnificent and historic royal wedding casket, given by the town of Oberammergau to Crown Prince Maximillian the Second of Bayern on the occasion of his wedding in 1842 to Princess Marie Fredericke von Preussen. The couple became King…
Object of the Week – Solid Walnut Aesthetic Movement Chest Of Drawers England c. 1890 H: 117.5cm   W: 122cm   D: 59.5cm A charming solid walnut Aesthetic Movement chest of two short and three long drawers having different carved panels to each drawer front with brass handles, pillared reeded sides and raised on turned…