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

$948$800
Auction: European Furniture & Decorative Arts - 2513 Location: Boston Date / Time: July 10, 2010 10:00AM

Description:

Two Portrait Miniatures on Ivory, England/France, oval format, comprising a late 18th century portrait of a young gentleman in powdered wig with long black queue and wearing red coat, sight lg. 1 3/4, surround lg. 2 1/8, and a portrait of a mid 18th century lady in wig and purple dress, likely 19th century, in gilt metal surround, sight lg. 1 1/2, surround lg. 1 5/8 in.
Estimate $200-400

lady with chip to glass at upper center. man with light edge rubbing to paint. both with age darkening/discoloration to metal of surround.

Keywords

France, United Kingdom, gilt metal