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

$668$550
Auction: European Furniture & Decorative Arts - 2605B Location: Boston Date / Time: July 14, 2012 10:00AM

Description:

Four Portrait Miniatures of Gentlemen, France, 19th century, two of Napoleon: one in three-quarter profile, signed "David," in gilt-metal frame with ribband crest, portrait ht. 2 1/2, and a large scene of him leading troops to battle, signed "M.S.," in a square brass frame, portrait ht. 3 1/4; an oval portrait of a man in military dress, incised signature "K. Day," in gilt-metal frame with ribband crest, portrait ht. 3 1/4; and a circular portrait of a younger man, signed "Pecheur," in gilt-metal frame with ribband crest, portrait ht. 2 1/4 in.
Estimate $500-700

Good condition. Not examined outside of frames.

Keywords

gilt-metal frame, Napoleon, France