07-14-2012 07-14-2012
Skinner Auctions
Skinner Auctions Boston MA
2605B Boston
July 14, 2012 10:00AMCalender
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Five Portrait Miniatures of Ladies

$1,126$950
Auction: European Furniture & Decorative Arts - 2605B Location: Boston Date / Time: July 14, 2012 10:00AM

Description:

Five Portrait Miniatures of Ladies, France, 19th century, one with blue dress and bonnet signed "H. Dennis," in oval gilt-metal frame with ribband crest, portrait ht. 4; one in yellow dress with floral sash signed "Gitau," in velvet and gilt-metal frame, portrait ht. 3 1/2; one with pink dress and bonnet, signed, in a gilt-metal frame with ribband crest, portrait ht. 2 1/2; an oval portrait labeled as the Princess of Turenne, with floral sash, signed "Regtes," in square velvet and gilt-metal frame with foliate and shell crest, portrait ht. 3; and an oval portrait of a girl in a blue bonnet signed "Theo," encased in the lid of a gilt-metal pillbox, portrait ht. 2 1/4 in.
Estimate $500-700

All in overall good condition.

Keywords

gilt-metal frame, oval gilt-metal frame, France, velvet and gilt-metal frame, gilt-metal pillbox