07-14-2012 07-14-2012
Skinner Auctions
Skinner Auctions Boston MA
2605B Boston
July 14, 2012 09:00 AMCalender

Framed Oval Portrait Miniature on Ivory

Auction: European Furniture & Decorative Arts - 2605B Location: Boston Date / Time: July 14, 2012 10:00AM


Framed Oval Portrait Miniature on Ivory, France, 19th century, depicting a dark-haired woman in a red gown and blue cloak, unsigned, in a Stern Brothers, New York, reticulated gilt-bronze, basse taille enamel, and paste-set frame, portrait backed by a faux tortoiseshell medallion, ivory sight ht. 3 1/8, frame ht. 9 5/8 in.
Estimate $600-800

Possible restored cracks to ivory from left side across chest. Not examined out of frame. Repairs to reticulated part of frame.