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Two Oval Portrait Miniatures of Ladies

Auction:
2850B
Lot:
737
Sold for:
$369$300

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

Description:

Two Oval Portrait Miniatures of Ladies, probably France, 18th-early 19th century, each in oval form, one woman in a blue dress on pink ground, possibly Empress Josephine; the other woman with blond locks, verso aperture holding locks of hair, ht. 2 1/2 to 3 1/4 in. (sight).
Estimate $400-600


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Keywords

Josephine, Blond, Hair color, Lock, Miniature painting, Portrait miniature, France

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