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Anglo/American School, 18th Century Portrait Miniature of a Woman.

Auction:
2349
Lot:
204
Sold for:
$1,528$1,300

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Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - 2349
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
February 18, 2007 11:00AM

Description:

Anglo/American School, 18th Century

Portrait Miniature of a Woman. Unsigned, purportedly depicting Lady Juliana Penn,the subject identified in an inscription on an envelope containing the portrait. Watercolor on ivory, 3 1/8 x 2 1/4 in., in an oval gold pendant case, the reverse glazed compartment filled with locks of plaited hair. Condition: Very good.

Note: Lady Juliana Penn (1729-1801), nee Juliana Fermore was the fourth daughter of Thomas, first Earl of Pomfret. She married Thomas Penn (1702-1775), in 1751. Thomas Penn was the fifth son of William Penn who founded the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania.
Estimate $400-600

Keywords

Thomas Penn, Juliana Penn, Anglo/American School, Juliana Fermore, Commonwealth Day, William Penn, Pennsylvania, United Kingdom

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