02-24-2002 02-24-2002
Skinner Auctions
Skinner Auctions Bolton MA
2128
February 24, 2002 10:00AMCalender
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Sacro Fratelli (Italian, mid-19th Century) Miniature Portrait of Gustavis Tuckerman Jr.

$441$375
Auction: Sale #2128 - 2128 Location: Bolton Date / Time: February 24, 2002 10:00AM

Description:

Sacro Fratelli (Italian, mid-19th Century)

Miniature Portrait of Gustavis Tuckerman Jr. Signed and dated "Sacro Fratelli 1847" l.r. and inscribed on paper within the opening on the reverse "Gustavis Tuckerman (Jr.), Born Edgbaston (?), England, May 15th 1824, Died New York, February 12, 1897; Painted in Palermo, Italy, 1847 by Sacro Fratelli." Watercolor on ivory, 3 x 2 1/2 in., in an oval engine-turned gilt-metal frame within a rectangular papier-mâché frame inlaid with abalone floral decoration.
Estimate $400-600

Keywords

Gustavis Tuckerman Jr., Palermo, Italy, United Kingdom, oval engine-turned gilt-metal frame