All Items : Fine Art : Paintings : Miniatures : Pre 1920 item #1293226
Porcelain painting Plaque, late 19th/early 20th century, probably English, painted with mythological figures. Size; Measurements of painting are 5 inches in height with length of 4 inches, housed in a gilded wood frame, good condition.
All Items : Fine Art : Paintings : Miniatures : Pre 1920 item #1293225
Porcelain painting Plaque, late 19th/early 20th century, probably English, painted with mythological figures. Size; Measurements of painting are 5 inches in height with length of 4 inches, housed in a gilded wood frame, good condition.
All Items : Fine Art : Paintings : Miniatures : Pre 1900 item #1293221
Very well crafted continental enameled painting on oval plaque, 19th century period, depicting seated lovers. Size Measurements of plaque are 4 3/4 inches in height and 3 3/4 inches in length, housed in a bronze frame with purple liner. Condition is consistent with age.
All Items : Fine Art : Paintings : Miniatures : Pre 1837 VR item #1292903 (stock #a1419)
A miniature painting, watercolor on natural wafer, by Mary Ann Knight. The sitter is a young woman with long hair clad in a white dress with low decolletage, posed against a background of trees and a blue sky.

The painting is in excellent condition with no issues. Sight size is 2 9/16" by 2 1/8". The gold pendant case is 2 3/4" by 2 3/8".

NOTE: Mary Ann Knight (1776 - 1851) was born in London and began painting miniatures around 1802...

All Items : Fine Art : Paintings : Miniatures : Pre 1800 item #1292844 (stock #a1417)
A beautifully painted watercolor on natural wafer, with a very strong attribution to John Barry as the artist. The sitter is an attractive woman with brown eyes and gray-brown hair cascading down her shoulder. She is wearing a dark blue velvet bow in her hair, a gauzy white fichu, and a blue dress with fine white lines and small white dots.

The painting is in superb condition, with no chips, cracks, bowing, or restoration...

All Items : Fine Art : Paintings : Miniatures : Pre 1837 VR item #1292801 (stock #a1416)
A very interesting portrait on organic material. Engraving on the reverse of the case provides the following information "Captain William Oakley died 30 January 1811, Aged 71". The reverse also has a glazed aperture. Oakley is dressed in a naval uniform. The case itself deserves special mention, with beautiful cobalt enameling and pearls, all set in a gold surround...
All Items : Fine Art : Paintings : Miniatures : Pre 1837 VR item #1292532 (stock #a1424)
A folksy little portrait on organic material, depicting a baby holding a teething ring, sitting on a pink pillow. The red-haired brother standing beside, has his hand protectively on the baby's leg. Signed "Bartolini" at the right center.

The painting is in generally fine condition, with no chips, cracks, bowing, or restoration. There are some small areas of light toning or dirt, none of which impact the charm of this piece. Housed in a brass case, the diameter of which is 2 1/8".

All Items : Fine Art : Paintings : Miniatures : Pre 1800 item #1292530 (stock #a1421)
A fine watercolor on wafer portrait miniature of a woman wearing a white lace cap with a blue ribbon, and a yellow dress, housed in its original gilt brass pendant case with a pin, to be worn as a brooch. The painting was almost certainly done by Philip Jean (or Philippe Jean).

The painting is in excellent condition, with no issue. The case, which has elaborately woven plaits of hair in the glazed reverse, has a very small nick on the back...

All Items : Fine Art : Paintings : Miniatures : Pre 1837 VR item #1292437 (stock #a1418)
A French portrait miniature of a woman done in watercolor on natural material. The sitter, clearly a woman of means,is dressed in au courant fashion in an elaborate white lace hat, a blue ribbon at her throat, and a white lace fichu over her blackish green dress.

On the backing of the painting is written in ink (at the time the painting was done) in French, the name of the sitter "Antoinette Francoise Garison," some other information, and that she was born on September 20, 1773 (see photo #4)...

All Items : Fine Art : Paintings : Miniatures : Pre 1800 item #1292409 (stock #a1427)
An extremely early portrait done in watercolor on wafer. Miniatures from this period are very uncommon and highly desirable. The sitter, set against a blue and cloud filled sky, is wearing a blue uniform jacket with gilt-edged black lapels, and a breast piece displaying the two headed Prussian eagle.

Condition is excellent, with no issues to speak of. The Sight size is 1 7/8" by 1 1/2", and the size of the original bronze case is 2 1/8" by 1 7/8".

All Items : Fine Art : Paintings : Miniatures : Pre 1900 item #1292343
Antique Miniature Painting on Ivory "Watering The Flowers" Signed R. Krauss. Good Condition. Measures 4 Inches by 3 Inches, Frame Measures 5 Inches by 4 Inches.
All Items : Fine Art : Paintings : Miniatures : Pre 1837 VR item #1292272 (stock #a1425)
A fine and charming portrait miniature of an Austrian or German soldier in a pale blue uniform coat adorned with various medals of honor. The sitter has brownish hair and a striking red moustache. Mounted in its original and elaborate cast bronze pin.

The condition is excellent, with no issues. Overall size is 1 7/16" by 1 3/16".

All Items : Fine Art : Paintings : Miniatures : Pre 1837 VR item #1292267 (stock #a1426)
A beautifully limned portrait, done in watercolor on on natural wafer, of an Austrian or German soldier. The blue-eyed blond haired sitter is wearing a deep blue and red uniform jacket with a braided upright collar in red with white stripes. The miniature is in its original bronze brooch pin, which has wonderful detailing...
All Items : Fine Art : Paintings : Miniatures : Pre 1800 item #1292070 (stock #a1422)
An interesting watercolor on organic material portrait of a woman in a white dress with a blue bow in her hair. Although she is not the most gorgeous sitter I've encountered, the artist has set her off beautifully against a light blue background, causing the viewer to focus on the sitter's eyes and somewhat wistfully contemplative expression.

The painting is in excellent condition, with no cracks, bowing, or restoration...

All Items : Fine Art : Paintings : Miniatures : Pre 1837 VR item #1289029 (stock #a1412)
A nicely painted American portrait miniature on organic wafer. The fine looking gentleman is nicely set off against a background of blue on the left side and a light brown on the right. Condition is excellent with no cracks, bowing, or paint loss. The case size is 2 1/8" by 1 5/8".
All Items : Fine Art : Paintings : Miniatures : Pre 1910 item #1287939
THOMAS R. DYNAN
$295.00

Circa 1900 - 1910 Italy

Set of Three Miniature oil paintings on celluloid

unsigned - artist unknown

Each painting measures 3" + fraction X 4" + fraction

Frames:
Tall - 9 1/2" x 6 1/2"
Shorter - 7 1/2" x 8 1/2"

Condition of all: Excellent - no damage to frames or paintings, no repairs to same.

There is some age-related oxidation to the celluloids.

Frames are incised on reverse: MADE IN ITALY.

Frames finish is a bronzish-gold...

All Items : Fine Art : Paintings : Miniatures : Pre 1900 item #1286933 (stock #DSU-185)
We are pleased to offer for your buying consideration a MAGNIFICENT ANTIQUE FRENCH MINIATURE PAINTED PORTRAIT IN ELABORATE ORMOLU FRAME! This RARE and STUNNING miniature features a DOUBLE CAMEO hand painted portrait of two beautiful LITTLE GIRLS, and would make an EXQUISITE PRESENTATION displayed on the wall in the salon of your most PAMPERED POUPEE, or showcased in a French VIGNETTE or dollhouse PARLOR scene! This gorgeous portrait came from the same collection with another fabulous Frenc...
All Items : Fine Art : Paintings : Miniatures : Pre 1800 item #1286013 (stock #a1391)
A truly beautiful work on natural wafer of a young woman in a black dress with a pink net top and bow, with an elaborate lace collar. Further accented with a double gold chain with a locket. The reverse of the frame is covered with a period embroidered flower.

Overall condition of the painting and the case is very good, with no cracks, chips, or bowing. Sight size is 2" by 1 5/8". The overall size is 2 1/2" by 2 1/8".