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Miniature Portrait on Ivory

Auction:
2654M
Lot:
958
Sold for:
$240$200

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Auction:
Discovery - 2654M
Location:
Marlborough
Date / Time :
May 23, 2013 10:00AM

Description:

Miniature Portrait on Ivory, possibly Spain, 19th century, signed "V. Hav," oval, depicting a woman in a red dress and white veil with one breast exposed, against a red background, in a gilt-metal frame, sight ht. 3 3/8 in.
Estimate $150-250


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Keywords

Spain, gilt-metal frame, Eastern Orthodoxy, Miniature, Miniature painting, Portrait miniature, Veil

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