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Group of Six Silhouettes

Auction:
2198
Lot:
8
Sold for:
$3,819$3,250

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Auction:
Sale #2198 - 2198
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
June 08, 2003 11:00AM

Description:

Group of Six Silhouettes, probably America, early 19th century, miniature hollow-cut, bust length, framed portraits including a pair depicting profiles of Warren and Mrs. Warren Rugglis Smith, 1822, identified and both inscribed "Mrs. G.F.A. Spr---" on the reverse; a young woman and a young man; and two boys; some embellished with pen and ink, graphite or printed details, four with embossed gilt brass frames, the other two with round pewter frames, (toning, stains, a couple of small tears to one), sight sizes 3 1/2 x 2 3/4 and 2 7/8 in.
Estimate $400-600

Keywords

Warren Rugglis Smith, G.F.A. Spr