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Pair of Association Miniatures of General Jacob Morris and Mary Cox Morris attributed to Charles Willson Peale (1741-1827).

Auction:
3012T
Lot:
1500
Sold for:
$2,706$2,200

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Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - 3012T
Location:
Marlborough
Date / Time :
May 23, 2017 12:00PM

Description:

Pair of Association Miniatures of General Jacob Morris and Mary Cox Morris attributed to Charles Willson Peale (1741-1827). Two gouache on ivory miniatures attributed to Peale of Jacob Morris (1755-1844) and his wife Mary Cox Morris (1759-1827), in metal lockets, each engraved on the verso, 1 1/4 x 1 1/2 in. and 1 1/2 x 2 in.
Jacob Morris, son of Lewis Morris, signer of the Declaration of Independence, fought in the Battle of Monmouth, and rose to the rank of General. He also served as aide-de-camp to Generals Charles Lee and Nathaniel Greene. (2)
Provenance: The Estate of David Spinney.
Estimate $1,000-1,500


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Keywords

Charles Lee, Jacob Morris, Nathaniel Greene, Mary Cox Morris, Charles Willson Peale, David Spinney, Lewis Morris, Morris Motors, Painting, Peale, United States, Visual arts

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