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".

All Items : Fine Art : Paintings : Miniatures : Pre 1837 VR item #1285921 (stock #a1340)
A charming and well limned naive miniature portrait painting on organic wafer. The sitter is a nice-looking young man attired in a black coat with brass buttons and the lapels with blue embellishment. Hi has a white shirt and stock, a high collar, and a yellowish gray vest. Housed in a cast foliate case with a rear glazed aperture containing cross-braided plaits of hair.

Condition is excellent, with no cracks, bowing, paint loss, etc. The case condition is also excellent...

All Items : Fine Art : Paintings : Miniatures : Pre 1837 VR item #1285572 (stock #a1393)
An extremely well painted miniature portrait of a very handsome young man. The sitter is dressed in the traditional black coat and cravat, white shirt with a high stiff collar, and a stickpin. The portrait, on natural organic wafer, is housed in a 14K or higher gold case with a glazed rear aperture showing a lock of hair. Condition of the miniature and case are excellent, with no issues at all. Sight size is 2 1/8" by 1 3/4", and the locket size is 2 1/4" by 1 7/8".
All Items : Fine Art : Paintings : Miniatures : Pre 1800 item #1284122 (stock #a1387)
A beautifully painted miniature, on organ material, of an older woman dressed in a dark dress with elaborate ruffled collar, a lace fichu and hat, the latter two with incredibly detailed brush strokes. Excellent condition with no issues. 2 1/2" diameter.

Ex Frederick Cochran collection.

All Items : Fine Art : Paintings : Miniatures : Pre 1837 VR item #1282369
A pair of oval miniature watercolors in original brass frames dating to the late Romantic period (circa 1850), depiciting houses in an old European walled village. One picture is of a tall house with multiple rooflines and attached buildings which is raised on a citadel with sentry posts and supported by stone buttresses, likely a medieval castle, now a house, with typical later accretions and embellishments...
All Items : Fine Art : Paintings : Miniatures : Pre 1837 VR item #1282012 (stock #a1395)
A fine example of an Abraham Parsell watercolor on organic wafer. The sitter, with brown hair and hazel eyes, is dressed in a black coat and cravat and a white shirt with gold stickpin. The background is done in the multi-color style typical of Parsell's work, as is the sketch on the reverse of the wafer.

The 2 3/8" by 2" sight size miniature is housed in a cast foliate case with a glazed lens on the reverse...

All Items : Fine Art : Paintings : Miniatures : Pre 1900 item #1281361
Circa 1830, probably Italian, Spanish or Latin American, miniature portrait of a woman wearing a wine colored dress with an elaborate green scalloped collar and a white floral apron and gold colored blouse, wearing a high choker of multiple strands of white beads, likely pearls, secured at front by a large oval clasp. The woman is depicted in profile showing a prominent gold hoop earring, her dark hair pulled back and intertwined with a scarf seeded with beads or pearls...
All Items : Fine Art : Paintings : Miniatures : Pre 1837 VR item #1276673 (stock #a1392)
A truly beautiful pair of miniature portraits, on natural wafer, exemplifying Hugh Bridport at his very best. Signed on the back of the boy,, in graphite, "Painted by Hugh Bridport, Phila".

The very handsome gentleman is wearing a black ascot, white collar, white shirt with onyx studs, and a black jacket. The young boy, with fine, light brown hair, is wearing a sky blue garment with white embroidery on the wide collar.

Both miniatures are in superb condition, with no cracks, chips, or bowing...

All Items : Fine Art : Paintings : Miniatures : Pre 1800 item #1276639 (stock #a1390)
An Italian miniature painting on natural wafer, Signed lower left "Mario Salvi". The sitter is identified, in the family history on the reverse, as Olivia Pia Salvi.

Olivia, a pretty young woman in a pale blue gown, is painted in a soft manner, with luminescent skin tones, as was the Italianate style of the time. The artist composed the painting very carefully, with the almost cloud-like hair framing the face and curling down to follow the neckline of her dress...

All Items : Fine Art : Paintings : Miniatures : Pre 1837 VR item #1276634 (stock #a1394)
A finely done miniature portrait, on natural organic material, of a handsome young man. The sitter has blue eyes and light brown hair, and is wearing a blue jacket with a white shirt and ascot.

The portrait is housed in its original case which has a braid of hair in its rear glazed aperture. The condition of the painting is excellent, with no chips, cracks, or bowing...

All Items : Fine Art : Paintings : Miniatures : Pre 1837 VR item #1274506 (stock #a1389)
A beautifully executed miniature portrait painting, on natural organic wafer, signed and dated, lower left, "Legenvre 1813". The sitter is a nice looking young gentleman with curly hair and hazel eyes, wearing a dark blue coat, white shirt and ascot, and pink edged vest.

Condition is excellent, with no cracks, bowing, or restoration...

All Items : Fine Art : Paintings : Miniatures : Pre 1900 item #1273546 (stock #1114)
An antique French ivory oval cabinet trinket box with a fine miniature painting on ivory of a young maiden. Signed H.Juven. Dimensions: 2 1/4" x 1 3/4". Excellent condition. Lid is not warped and fits nicely. Dates circa 1900.Postage/insurance extra. Satisfaction guaranteed. Return privilege providing item returned in sent condition within 3 days of having been received and the way it was packed/shipped...
All Items : Fine Art : Paintings : Miniatures : Pre 1900 item #1272414 (stock #DU1675)
We are offering this beautiful miniature hand painted portrait of a royal lady and signed by the artist. We are unable to identify the artist but have photographed the signature which is on the lower right side. Also we are not able to identify the royal lady, but she is certainly adorned and crowned with the most beautiful jewels, most likely rubies and diamonds...
All Items : Fine Art : Paintings : Miniatures : Pre 1837 VR item #1267265 (stock #a1203)
A very fine miniature portrait painting, on natural wafer, of a handsome young gentleman with long blond hair and hazel eyes. He is nattily attired in a black coat with a patterned vest and a boldly reddish and blue striped tie with a long stickpin. He is proudly displaying some kind of honorary or fraternal pin hanging from his left lapel.

The miniature is in a cast foliate case. The reverse of the case is elaborately chased, and has a glazed aperture which contains a lock of hair. A label i...

All Items : Fine Art : Paintings : Miniatures : Pre 1837 VR item #1267190 (stock #a1226)
A very nicely done naive watercolor of a gentleman, housed in its original embossed brass frame. The painting has had no restoration and has no tears or losses. sight size is 2 1/4" by 1 3/4", and the framed size is 3 3/4" by 3 1/8".
All Items : Fine Art : Paintings : Miniatures : Pre 1837 VR item #1266562
A beautifully painted bust portrait on ivory of a man in rather formal clothing typical of the second quarter of the 19th century. Signed on the left margin, "Weber fct.'29 (or 20?)". In original black frame, the round brass frame contained within. 2 1/2 inches high X 2 1/4". In excellent condition.
All Items : Fine Art : Paintings : Miniatures : Pre 1900 item #1266140 (stock #ER)
A beautiful painting on ivory of a praying woman in Medieval dress, a landscape scene in the background, after Italian artist Filippi Lippi. Signed by the artist on right edge of the painting E Mel_ _ _ _ .In a black frame trimmed in gold, the glass beveled. 2 5/8 inches X 2 3/4 inches. Excellent condition.