Apr. 13, 2020

elsbeth lenné – enamels | 1983

 





today i will present in detail the four enamels by elsbeth lenné of the crucifix from the post of yesterday. they symbol the four evangelists: the ox of luke, the lion of mark, the eagle of john and the angel of matthew. the enamels were made in cloisonné technique. [enamel, h.x w. 5/11,5x5cm]

Apr. 12, 2020

elsbeth & erich lenné – crucifix | 1983

 


a late work of two master craftsman of their respective craft – elsbeth lenné [1899-1987] an enamel artist and erich lenné [1893-1987] a gold smith. they worked together in a workshop in halle and since 1962 in wernigerode. [walnut, enamel and gold, h.x w. 58,5x44cm]