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Anglo/American School, 18th Century Miniature Portrait of Elisha Newell.

Auction:
2255
Lot:
259
Sold for:
$3,819$3,250

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

Description:

Anglo/American School, 18th Century

Miniature Portrait of Elisha Newell. Unsigned. Watercolor on ivory depicting a bust length portrait of a gray-haired gentleman wearing a white shirt, stock, and vest, and a red jacket, dia. 1 7/8 in., in an oval gilt-metal pendant frame, surrounded by seed pearls, the reverse engraved "Elisha Newell 1755-1799," the frame encased in a silk and velvet-lined hinged case, covered in embossed green leather. Condition: Good.
Estimate $1,000-1,500

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Elisha Newell, Anglo/American School, oval gilt-metal pendant frame

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