07-14-2012 07-14-2012
Skinner Auctions
Skinner Auctions Boston MA
2605B Boston
July 14, 2012 10:00 AMCalender
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Two Framed Oval Portrait Miniatures

$2,607$2,200
Auction: European Furniture & Decorative Arts - 2605B Location: Boston Date / Time: July 14, 2012 10:00AM

Description:

Two Framed Oval Portrait Miniatures, Continental, 19th century, a portrait of Josephine in coronation regalia after the painting by Francois Gerard on ivory, signed "Stohl," in a velvet and reticulated bronze frame set with paste stones, ivory sight ht. 3 1/8; and a Renaissance-style young woman on porcelain, unsigned, in a Stern Brothers, New York, bronze, wirework, green basse taille enamel and mother-of-pearl frame with laurel wreath crest, porcelain sight ht. 4 3/4 in.
Estimate $400-600

Not examined out of frames. Ivory in good condition. Porcelain with some surface abrasions and glaze flakes.

Keywords

Francois Gerard