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Two Portrait Minature on Ivory of Jane Appleton Pierce

Auction:
2431
Lot:
397
Sold for:
$3,555$3,000

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Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - 2431
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
November 01, 2008 3:00PM

Description:

Two Portrait Minature on Ivory of Jane Appleton Pierce, attributed to Clarissa Peters Russell, (Mrs. Moses B. Russell), Massachusetts, 1809-1854, unsigned. Watercolor on ivory, c. 1845, one shows the child as a baby dressed in a white gown, the other showing the child a few years older wearing a red dress, 2 1/4 x 1 3/4, 2 1/2 x 2 in., housed together in a brown embossed leather case, the baby with an embossed brass oval mat. Condition: Some light scratches and fading on the portrait of the baby.
Estimate $3,000-5,000

Some light scratches- to face, rt. arm, and background, and fading on the portrait of the baby.

Keywords

Jane Appleton Pierce, Moses B. Russell, Massachusetts, Clarissa Peters Russell, Painting, Watercolor painting

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