Antique French Limoges Enamel on Copper Miniature Portrait Plaque Painting of Jesus Christ, Gilt Bronze Frame
Antique 19th century French Limoges miniature portrait kiln-fired enamel on a convex copper plaque. Depicting Jesus Christ wearing the crown of thorns. Exhibiting superb detail and vibrant colors, finished with gold painted accents. The portrait is signed in gold with what appears to be the initials of the enamelist, possibly TF or FT. Housed in a gilt bronze frame. The frame with easel backing and loop ring for hanging display. In good antique condition with general wear. Measures 5 1/4" height x 3 3/4" wide.