03-01-2015 03-01-2015
Skinner Auctions
Skinner Auctions Boston MA
2786B Boston
March 1, 2015 10:00 AMCalender
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Attributed to Moses B. Russell (act. Massachusetts/New Hampshire, 1809-1884) Portrait Miniature of "Garrie."

$861$700
Auction: American Furniture & Decorative Arts - 2786B Location: Boston Date / Time: March 01, 2015 10:00AM

Description:

Attributed to Moses B. Russell (act. Massachusetts/New Hampshire, 1809-1884)

Portrait Miniature of "Garrie." Unsigned. Watercolor on ivory, 2 1/2 x 2 in., in an elaborate chased, engraved, and embossed gold pendant locket, the front cover with central oval reserve engraved "Garrie/Aged 23 months," the reverse with a locket of blond hair above the date "Aug 19th 1852."
Estimate $400-600

minor water stain b/w 6-7 o'clock, small dent in lid of case at 5 o'clock, minor discoloration at center inside of case lid.


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Moses B. Russell, Massachusetts, New Hampshire