03-04-2012 03-04-2012
Skinner Auctions
Skinner Auctions Boston MA
2585B Boston
March 4, 2012 11:00 AMCalender
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Moses B. Russell (Boston, 1809-1884) Portrait Miniature of a Gentleman.

$1,422$1,200
Auction: American Furniture & Decorative Arts - 2585B Location: Boston Date / Time: March 04, 2012 11:00AM

Description:

Moses B. Russell (Boston, 1809-1884)

Portrait Miniature of a Gentleman. Signed and dated in inscriptions on verso "Painted by Moses B. Russell Boston 1847." Watercolor on ivory, oval portrait, 1 1/2 x 1 1/4 in., in an engraved, chased, and engine-turned gilt-brass locket engraved with the name "Annie" with a plaited lock of brown hair in a small oval aperture on the back. Condition: Very good, the locket has a split on the opening device.
Estimate $300-500

Keywords

B. Russell Boston, Moses B. Russell