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Watercolor Portrait Miniature of a Gentleman

Auction:
2922M
Lot:
245
Sold for:
$369$300

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Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - 2922M
Location:
Marlborough
Date / Time :
August 14, 2016 10:00AM

Description:

Watercolor Portrait Miniature of a Gentleman, probably England, early 19th century, watercolor on paper, the subject wearing a black coat, 2 1/8 x 1 5/8 in. (sight), in an oval aperture within an embossed mat and molded giltwood frame.

Note: A pen inscription on the backing reads: "William Eyre/Second Son/of/Th-- & Eliz--/Eyre/10 October/.1784." A genealogical search finds record of a William Eyre, born to Thomas and Elizabeth, who was baptized in 1784 in Surrey, England.
Estimate $300-500


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, William Eyre, Thomas, Surrey, United Kingdom, Eyre, Watercolor painting

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