American School, Early 19th Century
Portrait Miniature of a Red-haired Boy
Watercolor on ivory, 2 1/4 x 1 3/4 in., within an eglomise mat with an oval aperture, the reverse painted with a figural memorial scene of urn atop a pedestal reading "Sacred to Shakespeare," within an eglomise and gilt border, dia. 1 3/4, all housed in a brass frame, overall dia. 2 1/2 in.
Condition: Some repaint to eglomise on front, crack to memorial scene on reverse.
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