06-06-2004 06-06-2004
Skinner Auctions
Skinner Auctions Boston MA
2242 Boston
June 6, 2004 11:00AMCalender
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American School, 19th Century Pair of Hollowcut Portrait Silhouettes.

$2,233$1,900
Auction: American Furniture & Decorative Arts - 2242 Location: Boston Date / Time: June 06, 2004 11:00AM

Description:

American School, 19th Century

Pair of Hollowcut Portrait Silhouettes. Unsigned, with indistinct penciled inscriptions on the reverse of frame "Dudley, Oct. - 1835." Watercolor, pen and ink, and gouache and silk on paper, showing half-length portraits of a woman wearing a comb in her upswept hair and a black dress with ruffled collar set off with a blue ribbon, and a man with a blue vest and black jacket holding a red book, black silk backing, 3 1/2 x 2 1/2 in., in an embossed brass and wood frame. Condition: Toning.
Estimate $600-800

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American School