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Pair of Silhouette Portraits of Amasa and Eliza Perrin

Auction:
2349
Lot:
829
Sold for:
$2,468$2,100

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

Description:

Pair of Silhouette Portraits of Amasa and Eliza Perrin, Massachusetts, c. 1830, sitters identified in inscriptions on the reverse, hollow-cut half-length portraits over black paper with ink and watercolor highlights, 4 1/4 x 3 1/2 in. (sight), in black painted molded wood frames. Condition: toning, minor foxing

Note: Inscriptions on the reverse indicate "Eliza Wilmarth Perrin was born in Attleborough, Massachusetts, September 21, 1812, and died in 1901 in Pawtucket, Rhode Island, the silhouette was taken when she was 18 years old; Amasa Perrin was born in Seekonk, Massachusetts, March 5, 1805, he died in 1860, also in Pawtucket, Rhode Island, the silhouette taken when he was 25 years old."
Estimate $1,000-1,500

Keywords

Amasa Perrin, Massachusetts, Eliza Perrin, Eliza Wilmarth Perrin, Pawtucket, Rhode Island, Seekonk, Attleborough, Bristol County, Massachusetts, New England, Pawtucket, Rhode Island, Providence County, Rhode Island, Silhouette

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