11-07-2004 11-07-2004
Skinner Auctions
Skinner Auctions Boston MA
2255 Boston
November 7, 2004 11:00AMCalender

Eight Miniature Hollow-Cut Profile Portrait Silhouettes

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


Eight Miniature Hollow-Cut Profile Portrait Silhouettes, America, early 19th century, including seven gentlemen and one lady, one gentleman identified on a label affixed to the reverse as "Leverett Saltonstall, Salem's first mayor 1836," one gentleman identified in pencil on a label as "Andrew Tuckerman Portsmouth," all in period frames, (toning, some with creases and tears), 3 7/8 x 3 1/8-5 x 3 1/2 in.
Estimate $400-600


Portsmouth, Andrew Tuckerman Portsmouth, first mayor