02-18-2007 02-18-2007
Skinner Auctions
Skinner Auctions Boston MA
2349 Boston
February 18, 2007 11:00 AMCalender
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Portrait Miniature of a Young Child with a Rattle

$11,750$10,000
Auction: American Furniture & Decorative Arts - 2349 Location: Boston Date / Time: February 18, 2007 11:00AM

Description:

Portrait Miniature of a Young Child with a Rattle, attributed to Clarissa Peters, (1809-1854), North Andover, Massachusetts, c. 1844, watercolor on ivory, the seated child wears a white dress, while holding a blue and yellow rattle, on a red cushion, 3 x 2 in., in a later purple velvet covered frame with oval brass liner. Condition: Imperfections.

Note: Clarissa Peters became Mrs. Moses Russell and developed a specialty in children's portrait miniatures.
Estimate $8,000-12,000

Keywords

Clarissa Peters, North Andover, Massachusetts, Moses Russell