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

Portrait Miniature of a Gentleman

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


Portrait Miniature of a Gentleman, early 20th century, likely painted on ivorine, round format, depicting an elegant late 18th century gentleman in wig and red coat, possibly a young Thomas Jefferson, signed "Charler," in faux tortoiseshell surround inlaid to reverse with small mixed metal flowers, sight dia. 2 1/2, surround dia. 3 1/4 in.
Estimate $400-600

chips to inner edge of glass over image. light rubbing to black paint of background of image. Age wear. light craquelure to faux tortoiseshell.


mixed metal flowers, Thomas Jefferson