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Portrait Miniature of a Gentleman

Auction:
2349
Lot:
709
Sold for:
$5,581$4,750

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

Description:

Portrait Miniature of a Gentleman, possibly the work of Edward Greene Malbone, (American, 1777-1807) circa 1800, watercolor on ivory showing a bust-length oval portrait of the man facing right wearing a black jacket, white shirt and cravat, 2 3/4 x 2 1/8 in., in an oval gilt brass pendant frame with chased bezel, a small compartment on the reverse containing a woven strand of hair, housed in a red leather case. Condition: Very good, small compartment lacking glass.
Estimate $1,000-1,500

Keywords

Edward Greene Malbone, Cravat

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