Halcyon Days Enamels
(The revival of a traditional English craft)
Certificate of Authenticity
'The Guardsman' after a painting by Sir Winston Churchill
Enamelled on copper in Bilston, England, in an edition limited to 150.
"A fascinating history surrounds the craft of making 'Trinkets and Curiosities Enamelled on Copper'. Originating in Europe in emulation of works of art by leading goldsmiths and miniaturist painters of the day, its debut in England dates from the 1740s...
....today antique enamels are extremely rare. It was this fact that inspired the revival of the craft in 1970, brought about by the unique cooperation of two companies: Halcyon Days, London, specialising in antique English enamels and Bilston and Battersea Enamels, manufacturers of enamels for domestic usage...
Halycon Days, London
Box Size: h: 6cm, l: 8.5cm, w: 7.5cm
Enamel Size: h: 2.5cm, l: 7cm, w: 4.3cm