19th c British Baroque Revival Applied Arts
Eugène Alexandre PRIGNOT
(France, 1822 - after 1875)
Satin-wood; Tulip-wood; Gilt; Porcelain; Marble; Ivory; Metal
London. Victoria and Albert Museum.
Made exclusively to display the talents of the designer and the skills of the craftsmen. Exhibited at the Paris International Exhibition of 1855. Prignot was the designer; Jackson & Graham was the cabinet-making firm; and Minton supplied the porcelain plaques. Other firms involved were Cope & Collinson (metal casting) and Elkington & Co. (electroplating).