A relief-cast plaster plaque of an anthemion,
cast at LASSCO Three Pigeons by Peter Hone, bearing a "Dresden" mark,
the rectangular plaque cast in relief with an ornamental anthemion motif,
The Anthemion (pl. Anthemia) is a classical motif, much used by the ancients to create repeating friezes. it was favoured by the likes of Robert Adam and Sir William Chambers in ornamenting their 18th Century architecture. The anthemion is essentially a stylised honeysuckle.