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Rufus Porter (Connecticut/Massachusetts, 1792-1884) Profile Portrait Miniature of a Gentleman

Auction:
2922M
Lot:
591
Sold for:
$4,613$3,750

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Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - 2922M
Location:
Marlborough
Date / Time :
August 15, 2016 10:00AM

Description:

Rufus Porter (Connecticut/Massachusetts, 1792-1884)

Profile Portrait Miniature of a Gentleman
Unsigned.
Watercolor on paper, the subject bust-length, with sideburns and a yellow-striped collar, 2 3/4 x 3 1/2 in. (sight), in an eglomise and gilt mat and period giltwood ropetwist-carved frame.
Condition: Minor toning to paper, not examined out of frame.
Estimate $1,000-1,500


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.

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Mat, Painting, Picture framing, Portrait miniature, Rufus Porter, Watercolor painting

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