08-14-2010 08-15-2010
Skinner Auctions
Skinner Auctions Marlborough MA
August 14, 2010 3:00PMCalender
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American School Portrait Miniature of a Child Wearing a White Gown

$948$800
Auction: American Furniture & Decorative Arts - 2509 Location: Marlborough Date / Time: August 15, 2010 10:00AM

Description:

American School Portrait Miniature of a Child Wearing a White Gown, early 19th century, unsigned, watercolor on ivory bust-length portrait, the name "Mrs. Town" inscribed in pencil on the backing paper, 3 x 2 3/8 in., housed in a gilt-gesso frame. Condition: Paint loss.
Estimate $400-600

Numerous small paint losses in background, on one eye, and in hair.