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Puffy Sleeve Artist (Active 1829-31) Silhouette Portrait of a Woman Holding a Flower Sprig.

Auction:
2431
Lot:
590
Sold for:
$1,896$1,600

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

Description:

Puffy Sleeve Artist (Active 1829-31)

Silhouette Portrait of a Woman Holding a Flower Sprig. Unsigned, the cardboard backing inscribed "Sarah Jackson ----- My grandmother taken when she was eighteen/ just the head-the body was put on to make a more complete picture / 1829 18yrs old/ Abby Elizabeth Kelly Carroll/nana's neice." Hollow-cut silhouette head with watercolor painted body, sight size 3 1/2 x 2 5/8 in., in original frame. Condition: Toning, surface grime.
Estimate $1,000-1,500

Keywords

Puffy Sleeve Artist , Abby Elizabeth Kelly Carroll, Hollow-cut silhouette head , Silhouette

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