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Miniature Watercolor Memorial to Admiral Lord Nelson

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Auction: American Furniture & Decorative Arts - 2900TLocation: BostonDate / Time: June 01, 2016 12:00PM


Miniature Watercolor Memorial to Admiral Lord Nelson, England, early 19th century, oval, depicting a woman seated in mourning next to a stone marker inscribed "Nelson," with a sailing vessel in the distance, the reverse with fancy hairwork highlighted in gilt threads and seed pearls under beveled glass, 2 x 1 1/2 in.

Provenance: Purchased c. 1960s from a descendant of Nelson's family, the memorial having belonged to Nelson's daughter Horatia.
Estimate $2,000-3,000

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Nelson, United Kingdom