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American School, 19th Century Portrait Miniature of Three Young Children.

Auction:
2412
Lot:
1
Sold for:
$2,963$2,500

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Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - 2412
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
June 08, 2008 11:00AM

Description:

American School, 19th Century

Portrait Miniature of Three Young Children. Unsigned. Watercolor on ivory, c. 1825, depicting full-length portraits of the children seated on a red upholstered settee, the girl on the left wears a dark purple plaid dress and holds a pink rose, the baby in the center wears a white frilled bonnet and a plaid sash on a white dress, the girl on the right wears a blue dress and holds a small basket of flowers, 4 x 3 1/8 in. (sight), housed in a period wood frame. Condition: Paint very good, crack on edge of two left corners.
Estimate $1,500-2,500

approx. 1 in. vertical crack on edge of two left corners, ivory panel slightly bowed.

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American School, Tartan

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