07-14-2012 07-14-2012
Skinner Auctions
Skinner Auctions Boston MA
2605B Boston
July 14, 2012 10:00AMCalender
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Six Framed Enamel on Copper Portrait Miniatures

$3,402$2,800
Auction: European Furniture & Decorative Arts - 2605B Location: Boston Date / Time: July 14, 2012 10:00AM

Description:

Six Framed Enamel on Copper Portrait Miniatures, France, 19th century, each depicting a bust-length portrait of a woman, two oval format with guilloche backgrounds: one signed "St. Marc," the other indistinctly signed; three circular profile: two signed "Gamet," one indistinctly signed; and one oval format with a bejeweled woman depicted against a curtain and damask wall covering, signed "Lamy," all in gilt-metal frames, plaque ht. to 3 1/2 in.
Estimate $1,000-1,500

All with scattered minor surface abrasions, pitting, and enamel loss. The circular format of tha woman in a purple dress with crazing to ground to the left of her face. Not examined out of frames.

Keywords

France, gilt-metal frames