11-01-2008 11-02-2008
Skinner Auctions
Skinner Auctions Boston MA
2431 Boston
November 1, 2008 03:00 PMCalender
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Portrait Miniature of a Smiling Woman

 
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