James Wyeth 1974 Riding To The Hunt Sterling Silver Plate For Sale
James Wyeth 1974 Riding to the Hunt Sterling Silver Plate w/ Box & COA
What a fabulous find! This amazing solid sterling silver plate is the first in a series of five annual solid sterling silver collector’s plates. Each collector’s plate in this series is individually etched and serially numbered by the Franklin Mint in solid sterling silver. It is one in a series of plates which the artist designed.
This lovely 1974 James Wyeth plate measures 8” in diameter and is in great condition and comes complete with preservation box, outer storage box, Certificate of Authenticity (Serial No. 2903) from the Franklin Mint, Collector’s Letter, and information pamphlet. The rich tone of the precious metal complements the finely detailed etching, while the brilliant reflectivity of silver helps capture the daylight which filters through the trees. Overall, a sense of timeless tranquility pervades this remarkable landscape. Here, solitude is not loneliness. Man is part of nature, yet separate and secure in his own identity. James Wyeth has created a masterpiece with a sense of unity and peace that is altogether his own.
James Wyeth’s work advances and strengthens one of the main currents in American Art – the Brandywine Tradition. This continuing tradition emphasizes complete technical mastery of the art of the illustrator and concerns itself largely with Native American scenes and subjects. Characteristic of the Brandywine Tradition is the recurrent theme of the artist.
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James Wyeth 1974 Riding To The Hunt Sterling Silver Plate: $112