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Portrait Miniature of a Smiling Woman

Auction:
2431
Lot:
788
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Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - 2431
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
November 01, 2008 3:00PM

Description:

Portrait Miniature of a Smiling Woman, c. 1818, watercolor on ivory, oval format depicting a bust-length portrait of a dark-haired woman wearing a red shawl and white lace bonnet, 3 x 2 3/8 in., in a gilt-metal surround and rectangular ebonized papier mache frame. Condition: Paint smears to background and edges, scattered minute paint losses.
Estimate $125-175

Keywords

Miniature painting, Painting, Portrait miniature, Shawl, Watercolor painting

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