"Painted Email, Jacques Laudin, Limoges"The 2 portraits of Ignace de Loyola and François-Xavier, in painted enamel, Limoges.
The two founders of the Compagnie of Jesus with the first Companions in 1539.
The 2 friends: François-Xavier (1506-1552) and Ignatius Loyola (1491-1556), Spanish Basque, both canonized the same day of 1622.
These 2 portraits on slightly curved plates form a pair, of the same dimensions and inseparable.
Limoges, end of 17th century