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Pair of Miniature Portraits on Ivory

Auction:
2135
Lot:
436
Sold for:
$823$700

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Auction:
Sale #2135 - 2135
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
April 06, 2002 10:00AM

Description:

Pair of Miniature Portraits on Ivory, Anglo-French, early 19th century, both oval format, depicting an elegant young lady, one signed "P.Masson," the other "A. Roit," both in scrolled metal surround with four seed pearl accents, and ebony and plique frame, the first bearing miniature flower painting under glass and engraved "Souvenir d'amitie," the other engraved "The Hon. Elizabeth Rushout," ivory lg. 3 1/8, frame 4 3/4 x 4 1/8 in.
Estimate $400-500

Keywords

scrolled metal, Elizabeth Rushout