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Portrait Miniature of a Benjamin Tyler When He was 22 Years Old.

Auction:
2349
Lot:
764
Sold for:
$1,293$1,100

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

Description:

Portrait Miniature of a Benjamin Tyler When He was 22 Years Old. circa 1830, the subject identified in inscription on the reverse, watercolor on ivory showing a bust-length oval portrait of the white-haired man facing right wearing a black jacket, white shirt and stock, 2 1/2 x 2 in., in an oval gilt copper case with a cut paper arrow piercing a heart, in an oval compartment with eglomise mat on the reverse.
Estimate $1,000-1,500

Keywords

Benjamin Tyler, Miniature painting, Portrait miniature

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