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Profile Portrait Miniature of a Gentleman Wearing a Brown Jacket

Auction:
2509
Lot:
661
Sold for:
$237$200

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

Description:

Profile Portrait Miniature of a Gentleman Wearing a Brown Jacket, America, c. 1825, unsigned, possibly a member of the Prince family, near Boston, according to inscriptions on the reverse, pastel and graphite on cut-out paper profile with two gathered strands of blonde hair placed on a black silk ground, sight size 4 1/4 x 3 in., in a period molded giltwood frame.
Estimate $300-500

Couple small tears in paper on grainstalks.

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Graphite, Pastel, Silk

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