Antique French Limoges Enamel Plaque Gilt Wood Altar Triptych Religious Scene, Virgin Mary & Jesus Christ
A fine quality antique 19th century alter triptych with religious scene of the Madonna and Child. The altar piece is constructed of gilt wood with intricate carved details. Opening to reveal a Limoges enamel on copper portrait plaque. Depicting a lovely scene of the Virgin Mary holding an infant Jesus Christ in her lap, beside a young John the Baptist. A little lamb sits at their feet. The plaque is signed with the initials DG or DC below the frame. The frame with easel backing and loop ring for hanging display. Marked for the retailer Meslier, 9, Boulevard Malesherbes, Paris. In good condition with no damage to the enamel portrait. Some general wear to the gilt wood commensurate with age. The triptych measures 11 5/8" x 7 1/2" wide. The enamel portrait is about 6 1/2" x 4 1/2" sight.