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Original 19th century lithophane

A lithophane is an etched or molded artwork in very thin translucent porcelain that can only be seen clearly when back lit with a light source.The images here show the same lithophane lit from the back and from the front. Letters AdT on the lithophane confirm manufacture in the factory of Baron Alexis du Tremblay, Montreuil, Paris, France.

Item Details

Size The lithophane is 100 x 150mm.
Date Circa 1830s to 1850s
Key Phrases
Ref no N799