Art Deco Silver & Enamel Cigar Case "La Source"

WALKER & HALL, SHEFFIELD 1916
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A good quality early 20th century silver and enamel Cigar Case of curved rounded rectangular form, the cover enamelled with a nude pouring water from a pitcher held on her shoulder, probably after a nineteenth century oil painting, by Jean Auguste Ingres - La Source. Sprung hinged opening mechanism and silver gilt interior.

By Walker & Hall, Sheffield, 1916

Reserved - £495.00

Condition
In good condition with no damage, the enamel possibly sympathetically restored.
Dimensions
H
140  mm (5.51 inches)
W
88  mm (3.46 inches)
D
12  mm (0.47 inches)
Weight
177.00 Grams (5.69 troy ounces)
Country
England
Stock Code
AS196
Medium
Silver & Enamel
Literature
Jean Auguste Ingres - La Source
Painting by Jean-Auguste-Dominique Ingres entitled 'La Source' painted between 1820 and 1856. She is the illustration of life. The original is now owned by the Musee d'Orsay, Paris.
1856