02-18-2007 02-18-2007
Skinner Auctions
Skinner Auctions Boston MA
2349 Boston
February 18, 2007 11:00AMCalender
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Portrait Miniature of Twins Charles and Henry Tebay with a Lamb

$3,819$3,250
Auction: American Furniture & Decorative Arts - 2349 Location: Boston Date / Time: February 18, 2007 11:00AM

Description:

Portrait Miniature of Twins Charles and Henry Tebay with a Lamb, England, 1793, subjects identified in inscriptions on the reverse "Sweet Babes, This miniature likeness of my dear Twins, Charles and Henry Tebay-taken at one year & half old/August 17th 1793 (signed) Catherine Tebay" watercolor on ivory, showing the boys wearing white dresses with blue sashes, seated and holding a lamb by a blue ribbon collar, 3 1/2 x 2 5/8 in., mounted in a gilt quillwork and beaded frame with brass bezel, encased in a glazed mitered wood frame. Condition: Very good.
Estimate $4,000-6,000

Keywords

Henry Tebay, Charles Tebay, United Kingdom, Catherine Tebay, Henry Tebay-taken, Charles Tebay-taken