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English School, Late 18th Century Pair of Portrait Miniatures, Probably Brother and Sister.

Auction:
2786B
Lot:
18
Sold for:
$3,567$2,900

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Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - 2786B
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
March 01, 2015 10:00AM

Description:

English School, Late 18th Century

Pair of Portrait Miniatures, Probably Brother and Sister. Unsigned. Watercolor on ivory, the boy wears a gray coat and holds a red book, with a chair, blue drapery, and window behind him; the girl, wearing a fascinator and a green sash, holds a bouquet, with a landscape beyond, 3 x 2 1/4 in., in gold pendant frames backed with foil under blue glass.
Estimate $600-800

in boy: minor scratches and losses at 9 o'clock and near 12 o'clock. specks in drapery at upper left. in girl: abrasions and minor losses to left edge, slight ripple in ivory at 12 o'clock.


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English School, chair

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