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"Pompeiian Lady" plaque


Auguste Adolphe Willms ; Léonard Morel Ladeuil ; Elkington and Co.



Institution Minneapolis Institute of Arts
Location On view at the Minneapolis Institute of Arts, G350
'Pompeiian Lady' plaque, Auguste Adolphe Willms      ;    Léonard Morel Ladeuil      ;    Elkington and Co.
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Medium: Decorative Arts and Utilitarian Objects, Metalwork | Silver, gilt
Size: 1 1/16 x 11 9/16 x 11 9/16 in. (2.7 x 29.37 x 29.37 cm)
Creation Place: England, Birmingham
Culture: England
Style: 19th century
Inscriptions: Date, Inscription and MarksSeveral illegible, lightly-incised inscriptions on back, top 1/3 of plaque LLQ, engraved: [Elkington & Co. 1875] LRQ, engraved: [AW];Bottom center, stamped: 2 illegible small stamps, [F], [E], [(anchor)] and [a]
Physical Description: concave, plate-like shape; relief design of seated woman wearing a gauzy drape in an interior; putti with flowers wearing a necklace on PL side of woman; another figure places a basket of flowers at woman's feet
Credit: Collection Minneapolis Institute of Arts; Gift of various donors, by exchange
Accession Number: 2003.1.4
Artist: Léonard Ladeuil, French, c. 1820-1888
Role: Designer
Nationality: French, c. 1820-1888
Life Dates: French, c. 1820-1888

Artist: Auguste Willms, French, 1823-1899
Role: Designer
Life Dates: French, 1823-1899

Artist: Elkington and Co., British, founded 1836
Role: Manufacturer
Nationality: British
Life Dates: British, founded 1836
Added to Site: February 28, 2009