07-10-2010 07-10-2010
Skinner Auctions
Skinner Auctions Boston MA
2513 Boston
July 10, 2010 10:00AMCalender
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Two Portrait Miniatures

$326$275
Auction: European Furniture & Decorative Arts - 2513 Location: Boston Date / Time: July 10, 2010 10:00AM

Description:

Two Portrait Miniatures, early 20th century, oval format, likely on ivory or ivorine, one depicting George Washington, signed Simons, the other the composer Albert Lorthing, signed Liel, sight lg. 3 1/4, in ivory veneered rectangular frames, Washington accented with black stained incised florals, Lorthing with tortoiseshell edge inlay, frames 5 1/2 x 4 3/4 in.
Estimate $150-200

good. washington frame with edge veneer lifting.

Keywords

Albert Lorthing, George Washington, composer