Abraham Lincoln, Mourning Lithophane Plaque, Columbia in Mourning

Titled: “ABRAHAM LINCOLN”

Abraham Lincoln, Mourning Lithophane Plaque, Columbia in Mourning

Depicted is an exceedingly rare lithophane showing a bust of Lincoln facing right above draped flags and Columbia in mourning. The back is incised “PPM 837” at the lower right corner for Prensaich Porzellan Manufaktur of Germany. We know of only two examples – that which we offer from private New England collection, the other, with the original wax mold, in the Blair Museum of Toledo, Ohio. These intricate porcelain castings are intended to be illuminated from behind.

Item Date: 1865

Estimated Year: 1865

Measurement: 4.25" x 5.25"

Material: Hard-paste porcelain, molded in intaglio, hand painted... rare for lithophanes.

Item Condition: Excellent original condition.

Price: $3,200

SKU 232-416

For More Information, Please Contact David Hillier at 978-597-8084 or email drh@aaawt.com.

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