The Personal Archive of Louis Osman, Goldsmith and Architect

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Date of Auction: 27th March 2018

Sold for £1,000

Estimate: £100 - £150

Louis Osman Archive: A 22ct gold mounted enamel button, the rectangular enamel panel with abstract blue and white decoration, collet set within a 22ct gold button mount, hallmarked for London, 1971 and bearing Louis Osman maker’s mark, button dimensions 24mm x 11mm. £100-150

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The enamel panel would have been enamelled by Louis’s wife and close collaborator Dilys, who was a well respected enamelist and produced the enamelwork for many of Louis’ creations, including the Prince of Wales crown, the Magna Carta display case, etc.