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Portrait Miniature of a Woman with a Long Curl

Auction:
2349
Lot:
706
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Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - 2349
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
February 18, 2007 11:00AM

Description:

Portrait Miniature of a Woman with a Long Curl, circa 1795, watercolor on ivory, depicting a bust-length oval portrait of the woman wearing a blue headband and dress with white fichu, 1 1/4 x 1 1/8 in., in an oval gold brooch frame with scroll ornaments, the reverse compartment with hair-work plumes with gilt wire embellishments. Condition: Craquelure to background paint, minor loose wire segments on the reverse.
Estimate $800-1,200

Keywords

background paint, Painting, Portrait miniature, Watercolor painting

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