06-06-2004 06-06-2004
Skinner Auctions
Skinner Auctions Boston MA
2242 Boston
June 6, 2004 11:00AMCalender
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Three Silhouette Portraits

$881$750
Auction: American Furniture & Decorative Arts - 2242 Location: Boston Date / Time: June 06, 2004 11:00AM

Description:

Three Silhouette Portraits England and/or America, early 19th century, a hollowcut, bust-length profile of a young man, c. 1820, with a block-print body, in an embossed gilt-metal frame with oval aperture; a painted bust-length profile of a gentleman inscribed "Mr. Pringle King Street" on the reverse, in a black lacquered papier-mache frame with oval brass inner frame; a half-length hollowcut profile portrait of a woman with graphite details on her dress, in a carved wood frame, dia. 3 3/8, 3 3/8, 3 5/8 in. (sight). Condition: Toning, light stains.
Estimate $300-500

Keywords

United Kingdom, embossed gilt-metal frame, Mr. Pringle King Street