22nd Mar, 2023 10:00

Fine Art, Antiques and Jewellery Auction

  Lot 44

A Milton Shield, by Elkington & Co, after Morel Ladeuil (1820-1888)

A Milton Shield, by Elkington & Co, after Morel Ladeuil (1820-1888), the electroplated shield of oval form with ropetwist border, the panels embossed with scenes from 'Paradise Lost', the central plaque depitcing the Archangel Raphael telling Adam and Eve of the war in heaven, engraved 'Morel Ladeuil Fecit 1866 Elkington & Co', mounted to wood with brass plaque engraved 'N.P.R.S. National Challenge Shield won by Birmingham Athletic Club Team F.H. Jenkins', shield measures approx 84.5cm x 64.5cm

Sold for £2,100

Condition Report
Significant rubbing to the silver plated, the wood mount with some splits and holes, other than this general wear but no significant visible damage, refer to images

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