Philip and Kelvin LaVerne rare Chin Ying wall plaque in patinated and acid-etched pewter and bronze with hand-painted polychrome enamels depicting a chinoiserie scene. Covered with protective green felt on backside.
Written in Philip and Kelvin LaVerne showroom catalog Chin Yiing: “Charmingly slender, supple ladies celebrate the rites of spring in the Imperial Palace. The rainbow of colors is an outstanding example of enamel Iconic LaVerne design on a plaque form.”
Iconic LaVerne design on a plaque form with raised signature to top in metalwork Philip and Kelvin LaVerne.
The Art of Philip LaVerne, studio catalog, p. 22