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Portrait Miniature of a Boy in a Book-form Case

Auction:
2349
Lot:
798
Sold for:
$646$550

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

Description:

Portrait Miniature of a Boy in a Book-form Case, circa 1845, watercolor on ivory depicting a bust-length oval portrait of the boy facing right wearing a black jacket, white shirt and black tie, 2 1/8 x 1 1/2 in., in a gilt embossed brown leather hinged book-form case with gilt brass mat. Condition: Very good, cover separated on case.
Estimate $600-800

Keywords

Black tie, Leather, Portrait miniature, Watercolor painting

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