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Pair of Silhouette Portraits by William King

Auction:
2509
Lot:
672
Sold for:
$1,304$1,100

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

Description:

Pair of Silhouette Portraits by William King, New England, c. 1804, hollow-cut bust-length portraits of a lady and gentleman, signed with embossed "WKING" mark, backed with black ink-washed glass, (toning, stains, foxing), 4 1/2 x 3 5/8 in., housed in pressed brass frames with oval apertures.
Estimate $400-600

There are a couple very small tears at center top of each head.

Keywords

William King, New England, Book collecting, Silhouette

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