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Portrait Miniature of Elisha Smith

Auction:
2349
Lot:
788
Sold for:
$940$800

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

Description:

Portrait Miniature of Elisha Smith, attributed to William Lydston, Jr. (Boston, 1813-1881), circa 1840, the subject and artist identified in inscription on the interior backing paper, watercolor on ivory showing a bust-length oval portrait of the man facing right, wearing a patterned black vest, black jacket and cravat, 2 3/8 x 1 3/4 in., in an oval gilt brass pendant frame. Condition: Very good.
Estimate $800-1,200

Keywords

Elisha Smith, William Lydston , Jr., Miniature painting, Portrait miniature

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