General Enamel Art Photos

Vitreous enamel products are made with glass powders melted onto a metal substrate like copper. This page gives examples. However, enamels known to be from Limoges, France are given on their own page with a link on this page.

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Enameled copper box with arms of Canilhac family from Languedoc or Provence at Cluny Museum. Paris, France.Enameled silver medallion with bull symbol of St. Luke Evangelist from Catalonia at Cluny Museum. Paris, France.Salamander emblem of François I in enamel tile in Royal Lodge at Chateau Royal of Amboise. Amboise, France.Medici banquet enamel painting at Chenonceau Chateau. Chenonceau, France.
Enameled copper box with arms of Canilhac family (mid 14thC) from Languedoc or Provence at Cluny Museum. Paris, France.Enameled silver medallion with bull symbol of St. Luke Evangelist (mid 14thC) from Catalonia at Cluny Museum. Paris, France.Salamander emblem of François I in enamel tile in Royal Lodge at Chateau Royal of Amboise. Amboise, France.Medici banquet enamel painting at Chenonceau Chateau. Chenonceau, France.
Persian earthenware bowl with enameled riding archer at Toledo Museum of Art. Toledo, OH.Persian earthenware bowl with enameled royal court at Toledo Museum of Art. Toledo, OH.Enameled processional cross with Christ & saints from Italy at Cluny Museum. Paris, France.Stoneware covered mugs with polychrome enamels Germany, Kreusen, Westerwald, & Raeren at Château de Clos Lucé. Amboise, France.
Persian earthenware bowl with enameled riding archer (1200s) at Toledo Museum of Art. Toledo, OH.Persian earthenware bowl with enameled royal court (1200s) at Toledo Museum of Art. Toledo, OH.Enameled processional cross with Christ & saints (mid 15thC) from Italy at Cluny Museum. Paris, France.Stoneware covered mugs with polychrome enamels (17thC) Germany, Kreusen, Westerwald, & Raeren at Château de Clos Lucé. Amboise, France.
Enameled metal teapot by Matthäus Baur II of Germany at Art Institute of Chicago. Chicago, IL.Enamelled copper case to hold cutlery & grooming tools with portrait & harvest scene by Richard Houston of Staffordshire? at Petit Palace Museum. Paris, France.Bronze, silver & enamel Persian shield at Dallas Museum of Art. Dallas, TX.Qing Dynasty cloisonné enamel incense burners & ice chest with lid from China at Mobile Museum of Art. Mobile, AL.
Enameled metal teapot (c1700) by Matthäus Baur II of Germany at Art Institute of Chicago. Chicago, IL.Enamelled copper case (1760-70) to hold cutlery & grooming tools with portrait & harvest scene by Richard Houston of Staffordshire? at Petit Palace Museum. Paris, France.Bronze, silver & enamel Persian shield (c1760) at Dallas Museum of Art. Dallas, TX.Qing Dynasty cloisonné enamel incense burners & ice chest with lid (18th C) from China at Mobile Museum of Art. Mobile, AL.
Qing Dynasty cloisonné enamel pilgrim flasks from China at Mobile Museum of Art. Mobile, AL.Sardonyx & enameled gold Hamilton-Rothschild Tazza at National Museum of Scotland. Edinburgh, Scotland.Gilt silver enamelled ciborium by Thomas-Joseph Amand-Calliat from Lyon at Museum of Decorative Arts. Paris, France.Enameled plaque with birds by Fernand Thesmar of Paris at Cleveland Museum of Art. Cleveland, OH.
Qing Dynasty cloisonné enamel pilgrim flasks (18th C) from China at Mobile Museum of Art. Mobile, AL.Sardonyx & enameled gold Hamilton-Rothschild Tazza (1812-25) at National Museum of Scotland. Edinburgh, Scotland.Gilt silver enamelled ciborium (1867) by Thomas-Joseph Amand-Calliat from Lyon (shown Paris Expo 1867) at Museum of Decorative Arts. Paris, France.Enameled plaque with birds (1879) by Fernand Thesmar of Paris at Cleveland Museum of Art. Cleveland, OH.
Catherine de Medici in mourning enamel on copper painting from France at Blois Chateau. Blois, France.The Voice enamelled on copper painting by Paul Grandhomme & Alfred Garnier after Gustave Moreau at Museum of Decorative Arts. Paris, France.Enameled Christ on Tree of Life on silver by Alexander Fisher of London at National Museum of Scotland. Edinburgh, Scotland.Russian silver & enamel tea service pieces by House of Fabergé at Cleveland Museum of Art. Cleveland, OH.
Catherine de Medici in mourning enamel on copper painting (19thC) from France at Blois Chateau. Blois, France.The Voice enamelled on copper painting (1889) by Paul Grandhomme & Alfred Garnier after Gustave Moreau (shown Paris Expo 1889) at Museum of Decorative Arts. Paris, France.Enameled Christ on Tree of Life on silver (1897) by Alexander Fisher of London at National Museum of Scotland. Edinburgh, Scotland.Russian silver & enamel tea service pieces (before 1896) by House of Fabergé at Cleveland Museum of Art. Cleveland, OH.
Silver & enamel Rose Bowl by Archibald Knox for Liberty & Co. of London, England at Art Institute of Chicago. Chicago, IL.Sea scene enamelled copper vase by Eugène Feuillâtre at Petit Palace Museum. Paris, France.Writing casket with enamels by Phoebe Anna Traquair made by Brook & Sons of Edinburgh at National Museum of Scotland. Edinburgh, Scotland.Gilt & enamel buckle at Ulster Museum. Belfast, Northern Ireland.
Silver & enamel Rose Bowl (1902) by Archibald Knox for Liberty & Co. of London, England at Art Institute of Chicago. Chicago, IL.Sea scene enamelled copper vase (c1912) by Eugène Feuillâtre at Petit Palace Museum. Paris, France.Writing casket with enamels (1927-8) by Phoebe Anna Traquair made by Brook & Sons of Edinburgh at National Museum of Scotland. Edinburgh, Scotland.Gilt & enamel buckle (early 20thC) at Ulster Museum. Belfast, Northern Ireland.
Abalone shell as chalice on silver stand with enameled plaques by Phoebe Anna Traquair & overall concept by Ramsay Traquair of Edinburgh at National Museum of Scotland. Edinburgh, Scotland.Chinese enameled tray with initials of former owner Torrie Erskine in private drawing room at Duff House. Banff, Scotland.

Abalone shell as chalice on silver stand with enameled plaques by Phoebe Anna Traquair & overall concept by Ramsay Traquair of Edinburgh at National Museum of Scotland. Edinburgh, Scotland.Chinese enameled tray with initials of former owner Torrie Erskine in private drawing room at Duff House. Banff, Scotland.


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