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Four Miniature Portraits

Auction:
2850B
Lot:
590
Sold for:
$738$600

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Auction:
European Furniture & Decorative Arts - 2850B
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
October 10, 2015 10:00AM

Description:

Four Miniature Portraits, England and Continental, 18th/19th century, two on porcelain depicting Napoleon and Josephine, both signed indistinctly, possibly "O. Brun"; third depicting Queen Elizabeth, wearing white lace with pearled and jeweled bodice on green ground, signed; and a rectangular full-length portrait of Napoleon, sight ht. 2 1/8 to 4 7/8 in.
Estimate $600-800

Full length portrait of Napoleon has cracks and restoration.


The absence of a condition statement does not imply that the lot is in perfect condition or completely free from wear and tear, imperfections or the effects of aging. Condition requests can be obtained via email (lot inquiry button) or by telephone to the appropriate gallery location (Boston/617.350.5400 or Marlborough/508.970.3000). Any condition statement given, as a courtesy to a client, is only an opinion and should not be treated as a statement of fact. Skinner Inc. shall have no responsibility for any error or omission.

Keywords

Elizabeth, Josephine, Bodice, Miniature painting, Napoleon, Portrait miniature, United Kingdom

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