11-14-201211-15-2012
Skinner Auctions
Skinner AuctionsMarlborough MA
November 14, 2012 02:00 PMCalender
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Portrait Miniature on Ivory of Lady with Upswept Hair and Red Shawl

$210$175
Auction: Discovery - 2620MLocation: MarlboroughDate / Time: November 15, 2012 10:00AM

Description:

Portrait Miniature on Ivory of Lady with Upswept Hair and Red Shawl, probably France, c. 1810, indistinctly signed "A----" c.r. Watercolor on ivory, oval bust-length portrait depicting the brown-haired woman wearing a white Empire-waist dress, pearl necklace and a red shawl draped over her shoulders, 2 5/8 x 2 in., in a period molded wood frame with brass liner, (very good).
Estimate $150-250

The backing paper has printed French inscriptions.

Keywords

France