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Three French Portrait Miniatures and a French Porcelain Plaque of Napoleon

Auction:
2850B
Lot:
783
Sold for:
$492$400

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

Description:

Three French Portrait Miniatures and a French Porcelain Plaque of Napoleon, late 18th century, two portraits of Napoleon: one in wood frame, one mounted in gilt-bronze, and a portrait of possibly Louis XV, sight ht. 2 1/4 to 3 1/2; porcelain of Napoleon in a gilt-metal mount, sight ht. 3 1/8 in.
Estimate $400-600

Portrait possibly depicting Louis XV not examined out of frame; surface accretions/mold.


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

Napoleon, Ormolu, Porcelain, Portrait miniature, Vincennes porcelain

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