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American School Portrait Miniature of a Child Wearing a White Gown

Auction:
2509
Lot:
649
Sold for:
$948$800

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Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - 2509
Location:
Marlborough
Date / Time :
August 15, 2010 10:00AM

Description:

American School Portrait Miniature of a Child Wearing a White Gown, early 19th century, unsigned, watercolor on ivory bust-length portrait, the name "Mrs. Town" inscribed in pencil on the backing paper, 3 x 2 3/8 in., housed in a gilt-gesso frame. Condition: Paint loss.
Estimate $400-600

Numerous small paint losses in background, on one eye, and in hair.

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Painting, Portrait miniature, Watercolor painting

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