07-10-2010 07-10-2010
Skinner Auctions
Skinner Auctions Boston MA
2513 Boston
July 10, 2010 10:00AMCalender
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Three Continental Portrait Miniatures on Ivory of Elegant Ladies

$474$400
Auction: European Furniture & Decorative Arts - 2513 Location: Boston Date / Time: July 10, 2010 10:00AM

Description:

Three Continental Portrait Miniatures on Ivory of Elegant Ladies, 18th/19th century, one identified to reverse as Madame de Montesson, sight size 2 3/4 x 2 1/4, in a pendant oval gilt-metal surround; one depicting a woman wearing a light blue gown seated on a blue upholstered chair, signed "Dunias" c.r., sight 3 1/2 x 2 5/8, in a pendant oval copper case backed with tortoiseshell and inlaid with a brass vase, with mother-of-pearl flowers; the third depicting a woman wearing a plumed hat, with a landscape in the background, 3 3/4 x 3 in., unframed, under glass.
Estimate $200-250

good. brass vase lifting slightly from shell backing of surround of the seated lady.

Keywords

blue upholstered chair