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 Gentleman

$1,058$900
Auction: American Furniture & Decorative Arts - 2349 Location: Boston Date / Time: February 18, 2007 11:00AM

Description:

Portrait Miniature of a Gentleman, attributed to Mrs. Moses B. Russell (1809-1854), North Andover, Massachusetts, circa 1840, watercolor on ivory, depicting a bust-length oval portrait of the young man facing left wearing a black jacket, white shirt and black cravat, 2 3/8 x 2 in., in an oval gilt-metal pendant frame with a small compartment on the reverse containing a bow-knotted lock of hair. Condition: Minor paint loss.
Estimate $400-600

Keywords

North Andover, Moses B. Russell, oval gilt-metal pendant frame, Massachusetts