Beautiful vintage Limoges enamel on copper plaque signed by the famous made by the Bétourné Studios of Limoges, France, considered the world's finest enamelers. Depicting a Eurasian blue tit bird posed on a branch of red flowers and green leaves, on a dark burnished red background embellished with gold gilt accents. With gorgeous blue and yellow plumage done in vibrant colorful enamel atop foil, the technique provides the scene with a stunning shimmering effect. Vibrant kiln fired enamel on a convex copper plaque, housed in a gilded wood frame. Signed for Bétourné in Limoges France, the family is considered one of the world's foremost enamelists.
The back with a gallery label for R. Bétourné, likely for Raphaël Bétourné whom I believe was the father of Jean Bétourné and Michael Bétourné, a family of renown enamelists. In overall good vintage condition. Frame measures 6" x 6".
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Please check the description for dimensions. The item "Vintage French Limoges Enamel Miniature Portrait Copper Plaque Signed Betourne" is in sale since Sunday, July 11, 2021. This item is in the category "Collectibles\Decorative Collectibles\Plaques & Signs". The seller is "micflsun" and is located in Canutillo, Texas.This item can be shipped worldwide.