The art of Plique-a-jour enamelling
came to the forefront during the art nouveau period with the work of master jeweller Ren Lalique at the turn of the century.
The survey starts with an account of the evolution and refinement of the different enamelling
The same is true of enamelling
, and the place which became synonymous with enamels, Bilston.
Speel, an independent expert and enthusiast of painted enamel artwork, discusses the long history of this medium and how methods of enamelling
have changed over the years.
54) However, the lines quoted above do not preclude the court artist and the author of the enamels signed by Jean Court dit Vigier in the mid-1550s from being one and the same, since--as explained above--the name Jean Court dit Vigier continued at Limoges in conjunction with enamelling
into the early seventeenth century.