#54 18th-C Battersea Enamel

A superb transfer printed enamel in soft brown, probably Battersea, 1753-1756. Finely set in a gilt mounting. The unusual shank of two crossed gilded copper wires imitates the catgut shanks of wood or bone back buttons of the early-mid 18th century. Reference BBB PL 12, #13-16. Est. selling price is $600-1500.