02-18-2007 02-18-2007
Skinner Auctions
Skinner Auctions Boston MA
2349 Boston
February 18, 2007 11:00AMCalender
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Attributed to Rufus Porter (American, 1792-1884) Pair of Miniature Portraits of Charles Sherwin and His Wife Hanna.

$5,581$4,750
Auction: American Furniture & Decorative Arts - 2349 Location: Boston Date / Time: February 18, 2007 11:00AM

Description:

Attributed to Rufus Porter (American, 1792-1884)

Pair of Miniature Portraits of Charles Sherwin and His Wife Hanna. Unsigned. The sitters identified in an inscription on the reverse also reading "came from Warwick Mass to Windham, Vt." Watercolor on paper, c. 1830, depicting profile bust portraits of the couple, sight sizes 3 3/8 x 2 3/4 in., in original oval eglomise mats and molded giltwood frames. Condition: Foxing, minor toning.

Note: Ex collection of Judy Lennett; an inscription on the reverse reads: "Lot 1266 Parke Bernet May 3, 1980."
Estimate $2,000-4,000

Keywords

Rufus Porter, Charles Sherwin, Warwick Mass, Windham, Judy Lennett