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Twelve Silhouettes and an Oval Miniature Figural Painting on Ivory

Auction:
2267
Lot:
455
Sold for:
$1,116$950

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Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - 2267
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
February 20, 2005 11:00AM

Description:

Twelve Silhouettes and an Oval Miniature Figural Painting on Ivory, America, and Continental, early 19th century, including eight hollow-cut portraits of five ladies and three gentlemen of varying ages, a cut-out silhouette of a girl holding a flower sprig and one of a young man, a silhouette of a young woman done on light-sensitive paper; a cut-out silhouette of a young man sitting in a tree playing a flute with three geese nearby, together with a watercolor on ivory allegorical portrait of a woman in a diaphanous dress holding a crown beside a fire burning in an urn, eleven with frames, (imperfections), dia. 2 1/4-5 in.
Estimate $600-800

Keywords

Silhouette, Watercolor painting

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