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Full-length Hollow-cut Silhouette of a Scottish Girl

Auction:
2850B
Lot:
784
Sold for:
$400$325

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

Description:

Full-length Hollow-cut Silhouette of a Scottish Girl, c. 1830, stamped on back "From the collection of original portraits, owned by Mrs. Nevill Jackson...Bedford Gardens/By August Edouart Silhouettist to the French Royal Family, 1826-1849", written in script on front, "Miss Ann White 6 Mary Place 24th June 1830", and on verso in script, "Miss Ann White 6 Mary Place Edinburgh 24th June 1830," framed, ht. 13 3/4 in.
Estimate $300-500

Minor toning and foxing.


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Keywords

Nevill Jackson, Ann White, Auguste Edouart, Silhouette

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