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Portrait Miniature of a Woman in White Wearing a Gold Necklace

Auction:
2431
Lot:
429
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Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - 2431
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
November 01, 2008 3:00PM

Description:

Portrait Miniature of a Woman in White Wearing a Gold Necklace, Continental, 1820, the reverse backing paper inscribed "Mlle. P. Schauspier Cerin/Miniatur Portrait auf Elfenbein Gemalt 1820," watercolor on ivory, 2 3/8 x 1 7/8 in., in an embossed copper frame. Condition: Minute pigment losses on lower edge.
Estimate $300-400

A little flaking on the blue sash and bustline of her dress, fairly unobtrusive unless under very close inspection.

Keywords

Miniature painting, Portrait miniature, Watercolor painting

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