Ivory Portrait Relief Mounted on Glass by G Stephany and J Dresch
Ivory Portrait Relief Mounted on Glass by G Stephany and J Dresch

Ivory Portrait Relief Mounted on Glass by G Stephany and J Dresch

1700 to 1900 England

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An Ivory Portrait Relief Mounted on Glass by G Stephany and J Dresch in Original Oval Mahogany Frame
Inscribed to the reverse ‘Mr James Flowers Father of Arthur Flowers’
Circa 1790 – 1810

Size: 12.5cm high, 10cm wide – 5 ins high, 4 ins wide
See: Finch & Co catalogue no. 14, item no. 40, and catalogue no. 19, item no. 36, for other portrait reliefs by Stephany and Dresch
cf: An ivory portrait of Charlotte Princess Royal by Stephany and Dresch acquired by Queen Mary and now in the Queen’s Collection
Stephany and Dresch worked in both London and Bath in the late 18th and early 19th century. Their work was much in demand from members of the court and fashionable society. So celebrated did they become that George III granted them the title of ‘sculptors in miniature on ivory to their Majesties’.
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Ivory, Glass, Wood
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