11-07-2004 11-07-2004
Skinner Auctions
Skinner Auctions Boston MA
2255 Boston
November 7, 2004 11:00AMCalender
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Attributed to Mary Way (New London and New York, 1769-1833) Dressed Miniature Portrait of a Gentleman.

$12,925$11,000
Auction: American Furniture & Decorative Arts - 2255 Location: Boston Date / Time: November 07, 2004 11:00AM

Description:

Attributed to Mary Way (New London and New York, 1769-1833)

Dressed Miniature Portrait of a Gentleman. Unsigned. Watercolor on paper and fabric mounted onto black silk, with applied copper disk buttons and braid, 3 1/4 in. dia. oval, on a marbled paper ground, in a black painted wood frame. Condition: Fraying to frill.

Literature: William Lamson Warren, "Mary Way's Dressed Miniatures," The Magazine Antiques, (October 1992), pp. 540-49. A photocopy of the article is included in the lot.
Estimate $2,500-3,500

Keywords

New London, Polaroid 88 Polacolor ER 3-1/4 x 3-3/8'' Film, 80 ASA (623959), William Lamson Warren, Miniature figure, Miniature painting, Portrait miniature, Watercolor painting