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

$1,126$950
Auction: European Furniture & Decorative Arts - 2513 Location: Boston Date / Time: July 10, 2010 10:00AM

Description:

Two Portrait Miniatures on Ivory, England/France, comprising an early 19th century portrait of a young gentleman with blue coat, in rose gold surround, the backing with hair memento centered by a blue enamel and seed pearl hear bearing monogram AB with gold wire accenting all on iridescent pearl gray ground, sight lg. 2 5/8, surround lg. 2 7/8, and a mid 19th century portrait of a mid 18th century elegant lady in elaborate dress, with landscape behind her, in gilt metal surround, the back with empty glass hair reserve, sight lg. 2 5/8, surround lg. 2 3/4 in.
Estimate $300-400

Keywords

France, monogram AB, United Kingdom, bearing monogram AB, gilt metal