07-10-2010 07-10-2010
Skinner Auctions
Skinner Auctions Boston MA
2513 Boston
July 10, 2010 10:00 AMCalender
703

British Portrait Miniature on Ivory of a Boy with a Sword

$593$500
Auction: European Furniture & Decorative Arts - 2513 Location: Boston Date / Time: July 10, 2010 10:00AM

Description:

British Portrait Miniature on Ivory of a Boy with a Sword, mid 19th century, rectangular, signed indistinctly l.r., possibly I.W. Grul, depicting a curly, blonde-haired boy in a red tartan dress, proudly bolding up a short basket-hilted sabre, 3 7/8 x 3 in.
Estimate $250-350

in a modern gilt metal picture frame.
ivory with very slight concave curve. paper applied to back. some wear and losses to edges, the largest at upper right (extending approx. 1/8" into image area).

Keywords

gilt metal picture frame