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Two Foster Family Miniature Portraits, Early 19th Century.

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Auction: Books & Manuscripts - 3626TLocation: MarlboroughDate / Time: May 13, 2021 12:00PM


Two Foster Family Miniature Portraits,Early 19th Century. A miniature portrait on ivory probably of Francis Foster dressed in a blue jacket with gold buttons mounted in a purple velvet lined case with a small watercolor portrait of a woman pinned to the inside; and a miniature portrait of Sarah Lloyd Foster wearing a white gown with a rose at her bosom, mounted in a red velvet-lined case, the portrait with an old attribution as being painted by Anne Sumner (Toffy),(portrait of Francis Foster has two vertical cracks),image ht. to 3 1/2 in.

Provenance: The Charles Foster Batchelder III estate, upstate New York, formerly of Natick, Massachusetts.

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Estimate $800-1,200

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Charles Foster, Francis Foster, Sarah Lloyd Foster, Anne Sumner, Natick