Repoussée Sketch Book
A repoussée sketch book (French, c. 1880) made of silver. The front and back of the binding depict a group of putti fishing and resting while men and women do fieldwork around them. These scenes are set within a landscape with a scrolling acanthus-clad frame. Within the sketch book is a portrait drawing of a gentleman made in ink.
3.375" x 1.875"
Mrs. Alletta Smith Cooper, 2003.
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