JENKINS. Armorial Bookplate of Richard Jenkins, Esq of Salop. 18th Century


JENKINS. An engraved armorial bookplate of Richard Jenkins Esq, Salop, named beneath his arms, 110 x 103mm, The bookplate is in very good condition apart from a small chip at lower right corner. The plate marks are fully visible. The ornate Chippendale style treatment of the arms suggests a date of the mid 18th century and incorporates putti and cherubs with globe, dividers and column perhaps suggesting a masonic connection. The arms are topped with a crest of a lion on a mural crown. F16390.     feb10/11

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