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Georgian Portrait Miniature of Gent, Hair Reverse

Georgian Portrait Miniature of Gent, Hair Reverse

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Directory: Fine Art: Paintings: Miniatures: Pre 1837 VR: Item # 378168

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Early 19th century portrait miniature in watercolor on ivory depicting a young gentleman in a 9k gold brooch and pendant frame. The sitter has lovely short auburn curly and wears a dark blue coat with a gold button over a white vest, and a stock with a stickpin. The reverse features seed pearl initials over brown plated hair with a cobalt glass surround. The whole is set in a gold foliate frame. Painting is in excellent condition with just a bit of dust; the reverse is dustier with possible water damage at one o’clock. There are two cracks to the glass at six o’clock and one at 9 o’clock. Measures 2 5/8” by 2 3/8”.