10-28-2012 10-28-2012
Skinner Auctions
Skinner Auctions Boston MA
2618B Boston
October 28, 2012 10:00AMCalender
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Framed Silhouette of a Gentleman in a Masonic Reverse-painted Glass Mat

$1,320$1,100
Auction: American Furniture & Decorative Arts - 2618B Location: Boston Date / Time: October 28, 2012 10:00AM

Description:

Framed Silhouette of a Gentleman in a Masonic Reverse-painted Glass Mat, America, early 19th century, hollow-cut silhouette of a young man in a reverse-painted mat with oval aperture with red, black, and gilt eglomise border, with Masonic five-point stars and square and compass in the corners, (toning, spots of flaking and paint loss to painted background), 5 7/8 x 5 in., in a period molded wood frame.
Estimate $300-500