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Portrait Miniature of a Girl in Red Holding a Flower, Isaac Sheffield (Connecticut, 1798-1845), c. 1840

Auction:
2482
Lot:
4
Sold for:
$1,778$1,500

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Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - 2482
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
November 08, 2009 11:00AM

Description:

Portrait Miniature of a Girl in Red Holding a Flower, Isaac Sheffield (Connecticut, 1798-1845), c. 1840, "Painted by [I]saac Sheffield, New London" [Connecticut], inscribed on the reverse, watercolor on ivory, oval, 2 1/4 x 1 7/8 in., in a chased gilt-brass pendant frame with engine-turned design on the reverse, with oval aperture containing a plait of hair. Condition: Repaint on bodice and arm of dress.
Estimate $400-600

Keywords

Connecticut, Isaac Sheffield, New London, Aperture, Portrait miniature

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