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François I, King of France

Date:
19th century
Culture:
French, Limoges
Medium:
Painted enamel on copper, partly gilt
Dimensions:
Diam. 6 1/2 in. (16.5 cm.)
Classification:
Enamels
Credit Line:
Fletcher Fund, 1945
Accession Number:
45.60.17
Not on view
Inscription: (on doublet between slashings): a crowned F bounded at the four corners with fleur-de-lys.
Baron Adolphe de Théis ; Baron Charles de Théis (until 1874; le baron de Théïs sale, Hôtel Drouot, Paris, May 6– 13, 1874, no. 22); Frédéric Spitzer (until 1893; Frédéric Spitzer collection sale, Paris, 1893, vol. I, no. 483, sold for 4,900 fcs.); Jules S. Bache
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