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All Items : Fine Art : Paintings : Miniatures : Pre 1940 item #378181 (stock #M8369)
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$550.00
Early to mid-20th century miniature portrait in watercolor on ivory depicting the most wonderful baby, so full of charm and character. She wears a gold bracelet and pendant (and nothing else!), and his holding a letter. She has the cutest smile! Set in gilt metal pendant frame, which sits in a velvet and silk-lined leather case. Painting is in excellent condition; case is scuffed. Measures 3” by 2 1/4”.
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Gold : Edwardian : Pre 1920 item #481784 (stock #JHS100)
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$250.00
Little Edwardian watercolor portrait brooch, featuring a sweet baby set in a circular frame. Some dirt on the painting and scratching to the glass. Measures 1”.
All Items : Fine Art : Paintings : Miniatures : Pre 1900 item #30959 (stock #MINESJH)
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$275.00
Portrait miniature of a lady, circa 1850. Features a very attractive woman in cap and red dress with white fichu and white shawl in a gilt wood frame. Frame is backed with the original paper. Condition: Good. Needs cleaning (spot of dirt on one cheek). Small gaps at top and bottom. Measures 3 1/2 by 2 3/4 inches (sight size 2 1/2 by 1 3/4 inches).
All Items : Fine Art : Paintings : Miniatures : Pre 1900 item #42896 (stock #MINDAR)
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$695.00
A 19th century English portrait miniature in watercolor, set in a silver frame, with a hair reverse set with paste stones. The sitter is a lady with lovely red hair, wearing a white lace fichu, gold earrings and gold brooch. The reverse is spectacular: two gorgeous feathered curls of her deep red hair on white silk under glass, surrounded by a border of small paste stones. Measures 2 1/2 by 2 inches. Condition is excellent; one paste stone deficient.
All Items : Fine Art : Paintings : Miniatures : Pre 1900 item #177023 (stock #MB48a)
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$695.00
English School portrait miniature in watercolor of a charming young girl, circa 1840. The girl wears a white frock and has dark wavy hair; she has large blue eyes and a dimple in her chin! Set in a gold foliate bracelet clasp frame. Good condition; a few specks of dust and small scratches to glass. Measures 2 ½” by 2”.
All Items : Fine Art : Paintings : Miniatures : Pre 1900 item #177026 (stock #MSM01)
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$395.00
Portrait miniature of gentleman on porcelain, circa 1840. He wears a brown coat, a white shirt and black neck cloth. Set into gilt metal brooch frame. Very good condition. Pin and clasp are later replacements. Portrait measures 1 ¾” by 1 ½”; brooch is 2 ¼” wide.
All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Organics : Wood : Pre 1900 item #193337 (stock #BSM)
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$225.00
Wonderful antique trinket box with hand painted miniature portrait on the lid. Box is made of wood, painted white, and decorated with metals straps and buckles. The lovely gilt-surround portrait depicts a boy playing a guitar in a landscape. Colors are bright and fresh; a small patch of paint is missing from the bottom of his tunic. Push clasp works well. Box is lined with red paper and is in very good condition: some dirt and wear overall, but a great look! The portrait is in excellent condi...
All Items : Fine Art : Paintings : Miniatures : Pre 1900 item #278068 (stock #MSA03)
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$495.00
A miniature portrait of a pretty young lady, in watercolor on ivory, circa 1850-1860. The young lady wears a bright blue dress with a white lace fill-in, and a gold moonstone brooch; her brown hair is styled in ringlets. Very good condition, with one small area of loss on her left shoulder. Set in a later gilt metal frame, which is slightly too big; painted paper has been set behind the ivory to make up the gap. Measures 2 5/8” by 2 1/2”.
All Items : Fine Art : Paintings : Miniatures : Pre 1900 item #378117 (stock #MRB01)
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$395.00
English portrait miniature in watercolor on ivory of a young gentleman, circa 1840. The sitter has a strong jaw adorned by sideburns and fashionably disheveled hair; he wears a black stock and coat over a white shirt. Set into papier mache frame. Good condition; white background may be over painted. Measures 5 1/4” by 4 1/2”; sight size is 2 3/4” by 2”.
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Pre 1900 item #378165 (stock #MVH01)
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$495.00
Charming 19th century portrait miniature in watercolor on ivory of a young girl, set in a gilt metal brooch and pendant swivel frame. The girl has auburn curls and wears an elaborate bonnet with green ribbons. The frame features a bow decorating the bottom edge. A few condition issues; some fading to paint, especially around the girl’s mouth; clasp has been replaced with a safety catch, and the glass reverse, which covers black silk, is cracked. Measures 1 7/8’ by 1 1/2”.
All Items : Fine Art : Paintings : Miniatures : Pre 1900 item #381959 (stock #MTS03)
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$225.00
19th century folk art portrait miniature of a young woman. The sitter has brown shoulder-length hair; she wears a deep blue dress. Set in a gilt and velvet mount; there’s no glass. Some dirt and a few tiny water spots, but otherwise good condition. Measures 4 1/2” by 3 1/2”; sight size is 3” by 2 1/8”
All Items : Fine Art : Paintings : Miniatures : Pre 1900 item #386075 (stock #MB331)
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$895.00
Fine English School portrait miniature in watercolor of a gentleman, William Cary Dobbs, circa 1840. The sitter is a very handsome young gentleman with black curly hair; he wears a black coat with a white waistcoat and black cravat. Set in a gilt metal mount in a red leather traveling case. Condition is very good; ivory is somewhat bowed; glass is loose. Measures 5 1/2” by 4 1/2”; sight size is 4” by 3”.
All Items : Fine Art : Paintings : Miniatures : Pre 1900 item #386105 (stock #MM05 )
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$895.00
Unusual and adorable 19th century portrait miniature in watercolor on ivory of a little boy holding a parrot, probably French or German. The little boy has curly auburn hair and wears a blue jacket with rows of buttons and a wide lace collar. He holds a parrot (or another colorful green bird) in his hands. Gilt metal mount is set into a ebonized and turned wood frame with paper backing. Painting appears to be in good condition, but the glass is diseased and needs to be replaced. Frame is in...
All Items : Fine Art : Paintings : Miniatures : Pre 1900 item #386116 (stock #MCA01)
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$750.00
Portrait miniature in watercolor of a woman in a fashionable turban, circa 1840. Her gold curls peek out from under the turban; she wears a black dress with sheer lace fichu and collar, seed pearl dangle earrings, and garnet and seed pearl brooch. The details of her face and attire are quite skillful. Set in a gilt metal frame with silk reverse. Very good condition. Background paint is crazed and lifting in spots. Measures 3 1/4” by 2 5/8”.
All Items : Fine Art : Paintings : Miniatures : Pre 1900 item #386157 (stock #MB145)
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$1295.00
Portrait miniature in oil on ivory of a lady wearing a very striking black turban, circle of James Leakey (British, 1775-1865). The lady’s black curly locks are adorned with the turban, which features a pom pom! She wears a black dress with a white fichu and a black ribbon choker. Set in the original gold pendant frame with a gorgeous cobalt glass reverse. Excellent condition; just a little dirt under the glass. Measures 2 3/4" by 2 1/4”.
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Gold : Victorian : Pre 1900 item #735855 (stock #JGV2145)
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$395.00
Very pretty mourning miniature, featuring a landscape in watercolor and hair, probably German or Swiss. The scene is a cemetery; a tomb -- with an anchor leaning against it – reads “Erinnerang” (in memory of). The trees and grass are delicately formed of hair. Very good condition. Measures 1 3/4” by 1 3/8”.
All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Textiles : Accessories : Pre 1900 item #803022 (stock #PC19179)
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$125.00
Beautifully executed miniature pie crust coin purse, featuring a sun-shaped geometric pattern in blues and gold and white. Beading is in excellent condition; body is coming loose from frame; frame clasp is broken. Measures 4”.
All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Textiles : Accessories : Pre 1900 item #803036 (stock #PC191718)
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$95.00
Microbeaded 19th century miniature pie crust coin purse, featuring a floral pattern in turquoise blue. Gilt frame. A few small holes; losses under the frame, and some missing loop twist fringe. Measures 3 1/2”.
All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Pre 1900 item #922837 (stock #J33199)
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$125.00
Very pretty ivory silk appliqué and embroidered reticule, dating from the first half of the 19th century. Good condition; some of the appliqué appears a little shredded under magnification. White silk lining; crocheted edging at the head; white silk tassel; white braided drawstring. Measures 6 3/4”.
All Items : Fine Art : Paintings : Oil : Pre 1900 item #923619 (stock #JEF55)
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$135.00
Sweet 19th century oil on copper painting, depicting a still life of flower, set in a gold velvet Victorian frame. Good condition; one spot of damage to paint at 3 o’clock; the backing is missing; velvet is worn on one side. Measures 8” by 5”.
All Items : Fine Art : Paintings : Miniatures : Pre 1900 item #1056936 (stock #MINHEN)
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$450.00
Adorable 19th century watercolor on card miniature portrait of a girl in a blue bonnet holding a little spaniel in her arms. Very provincial and folky. Painting is in excellent condition; a little loose in its gilt frame; chips to frame. Measures 5 1/4” by 4 1/8”; sight size 3 5/8” by 2 5/8”.
All Items : Fine Art : Paintings : Miniatures : Pre 1900 item #1087428 (stock #JCCBA)
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$550.00
Wonderful folk art portrait miniature of a baby, in watercolor and pencil on card, dated 1849. What’s amazing about this little picture is that the baby is harnessed into the 19th century version of a Johnny Jump Up. She (her split-leg dress is pink so I’m assuming she’s a girl) hangs from a circular frame and presumably can jump and amuse herself. Red shoes, pink cheeks and dress. Signed “GC 1849); remnants of a label on the back say the same thing. Very good condition; frame is a ...
All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Religious Artifacts : Christian : Pre 1900 item #1099872 (stock #JQRE)
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$275.00
An interesting and attractive double sided 19th century reliquary pendant, possibly Spanish colonial, featuring a watercolor portrait of St. Sebastian on one side, and St. Anthony on the other. The piece is heart-shaped, surrounded by tight loops of woven wire mesh ribbon. The portraits are covered with extremely convex glass and are surrounded by pastel fabric and paper appliqué flowers, studded with gold paint. A wonderful piece in very good condition. Measures 2 3/4”.
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Gold : Pre Victorian : Pre 1837 VR item #31221 (stock #JSO1Q0I)
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$650.00
Handpainted portrait miniature on porcelain of a young girl holding a small dog, set in a gilt metal frame. Her dress and hair are typical of the Biedermeier period; she wears a red dress with white collar and a blue shawl, and her hair is styled around her ears. She stands next to an ivy-covered wall and before a background of trees and cloudy sky. Probably German. Measures 1.5 inches by 1.2 inches. Condition: very good.
All Items : Fine Art : Paintings : Miniatures : Pre 1837 VR item #42588 (stock #JBO287)
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$525.00
An English school portrait miniature of a lovely young lady, wearing a white dress and a blue shawl, circa 1810. Set in a gilt metal mount backed with purple card, she measures 2 1/8 inches high. Condition: very good; small blemish to edge of glass at 3 o'clock.
All Items : Fine Art : Paintings : Miniatures : Pre 1837 VR item #42861 (stock #MINBAS01)
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$695.00
Portrait miniature set in a 15K gold pierced brooch frame, circa the early 19th century. The sitter is a very stern lady, wearing a frilly white bonnet and ruff, and a black gown. The miniature is set in a 15K gold brooch with pierced floral frame and glazed reverse with braided brown hair. Frame measures 2 inches; sight size is 1 1/2 inches. Condition; very good; colors bright and fresh; slight water mark in background at 2 o'clock; some solder marks on frame.
All Items : Fine Art : Paintings : Miniatures : Pre 1837 VR item #113513 (stock #MIN279)
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$650.00
English School portrait miniature of a young boy, in watercolor on ivory, circa 1820. The charming young man wears a black coat, a cream waistcoat, a white chemise and a black ribbon tie. He has lovely rosy lips and cheeks; there's a nice blue to sky. The portrait is set into a red leather traveling case. Sight size 3"; case measures 3 3/8". Condition is good: case is very worn inside and on the outer hinge area. Minor dust, one flake to his tie.
All Items : Fine Art : Paintings : Miniatures : Pre 1837 VR item #123472 (stock #MIN254a)
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$495.00
Early 19th Century English School portrait miniature of Elizabeth Rowe (1767-1837), in watercolor on ivory. The sitter is wearing a white cap and fichu with a grey dress, and is seated against a sky background. Inscribed on old label on reverse: “Elizabeth Rowe/My Dear Mother/Born June 10th 1767/Died December 4th 1837/Aged 70.” Verre eglomise mount, turned fruitwood and papier mache frame. Painting nicely done and in very good condition; fruitwood frame is split in two places, glass has a f...
All Items : Fine Art : Paintings : Miniatures : Pre 1837 VR item #176977 (stock #MSQ03)
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$495.00
Fine English portrait miniature in watercolor, depicting a gentleman in a white cravat and blue coat, circa 1820. A label on the reverse attributes the painting to the circle of William John Newton; he is very nicely done, indeed! He has been reset in a larger, newer frame, but the painting itself is in lovely condition; just a few tiny scratches, one to his left eye. Measures 1 7/8” by 1 ½”.
All Items : Fine Art : Paintings : Miniatures : Pre 1837 VR item #177016 (stock #MB139a)
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$895.00
Delightful pair of English School portrait miniatures, depicting a lady and a gentleman, circa 1830. Both sitters wear black, he with a white stock, she with a white lace collar and what looks like a Wedgwood cameo! They are frame together in a red leather case. Condition is excellent. The case was probably originally just for her; it doesn’t close now with both portraits. A nearly illegible note on the back reads: “believe this to be Mi_ Bourne Rev C Griffiths wife Marcia Marie Bourne le...
All Items : Fine Art : Paintings : Miniatures : Pre 1837 VR item #177160 (stock #MB624d)
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$185.00
Early 19th century pen and ink silhouette portrait inscribed “Ann Wilson, died August 20th, 1840, Buried Ilford.” Ann wears a fichu and a very ornate bonnet – the detail is wonderful! Cut-out and highlighted silhouette is laid on a white ground and mounted in a turned wood frame. Good condition; some dust and foxing, and an odd red spot on the brim of her bonnet! Frame measures 5 5/8” in diameter; sight size is 3 ¾”.
All Items : Fine Art : Paintings : Miniatures : Pre 1837 VR item #271882 (stock #MSA02)
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$495.00
Utterly charming French school portrait miniature of a lady, in watercolor on ivory, circa 1800-1820. The young lady is standing with her arms folded, wearing a white dress and gold link bracelet, her long red hair peeking out from under a white embroidered or lace stole over her head. The painting is wonderfully detailed, down to the pattern and scalloped border of the stole! Excellent condition. Gilt metal frame with new card backing and coated wire hanger. Measures 2 1/2”.
All Items : Fine Art : Paintings : Miniatures : Pre 1837 VR item #271898 (stock #MB258b)
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$295.00
An English School silhouette portrait of a gentleman in a military costume, circa 1810. He is reverse painted on convex glass in black, and heightened with gold. Set in a turned wood frame. Some losses to paint, but very nice! Backing is missing. Measures 4 1/4” by 3 3/8”; sight size 2 3/4” by 2”.
All Items : Fine Art : Paintings : Miniatures : Pre 1837 VR item #271900 (stock #MB259a)
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$395.00
A pair of English Provincial School portrait miniatures of a lady and a gentleman, in watercolor on ivory, circa 1820. The lady wears a white dress with a red shawl around her shoulders; her blond curls peek out from under a white turban decorated with berries. She has the most quizzical expression! The gent looks very sour, and wears a brown coat with white cravat and stock. Set in gilded frames. Good condition; some dust under the glass; his face is a bit faded. Frames are a bit scuffed ...
All Items : Fine Art : Paintings : Miniatures : Pre 1837 VR item #303476 (stock #MLH01)
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$695.00
Beautiful portrait miniature of a young woman, possibly American, painted in watercolor on ivory, circa 1835. She wears a black dress, and finely detailed white organdy frill-edged collar over a red scarf. Her hair is set in waves and one can see a tortoise comb at the crown! Set in gilded and carved wood frame. There is indistinct script on the back of the frame, possibly German. Portrait is in good condition; some small lifting to paint toward tip of scarf ends; some dust and perhaps a bit...
All Items : Fine Art : Paintings : Miniatures : Pre 1837 VR item #303482 (stock #JNO701)
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$995.00
Portrait miniature in watercolor on ivory of a curly-haired young man, by German artist Josef Krall (fl. c. 1785-1840). The young gent wears a blue coat with a yellow waistcoat and a white stock. He wears a ribbon in red, black and white, probably a medal or order of some kind. The portrait is signed “Krall, pxt. 1818” and set in a period gilt brass brooch frame. Measures 2 1/8” by 1 3/4”. The portrait came from a private collection in Jersey, England, via Morton’s Auction Exchange...
All Items : Fine Art : Paintings : Miniatures : Pre 1837 VR item #307240 (stock #MMES01)
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$1195.00
Fine American portrait miniature, circa 1810-1820, of John Bixby of New Hampshire. The portrait comes with provenance tracking the family to a Baltimore descendant. The sitter is a handsome curly red-haired gent, with a high white collar and cravat, and black coat. He’s set in half of a red leather traveling case. Bixby was born in Dublin, NH, in 1790, and married Jeanette Chapman in 1819 (perhaps this portrait was done for her!). Their daughter, Mary Elizabeth Bixby, married Edward Bigel...
All Items : Fine Art : Paintings : Miniatures : Pre 1837 VR item #378124 (stock #MRB02)
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$495.00
English portrait miniature in watercolor on ivory of a gentleman, circa 1820. The sitter wears a black coat over a white shirt and cravat. Set in red leather traveling case with red velvet lining. Good condition; slight paint loss to edge at ten o’clock; wear to velvet and case exterior. Measures 3 3/4” by 3 1/4”.
All Items : Fine Art : Paintings : Miniatures : Pre 1837 VR item #378136 (stock #MF173c)
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$1095.00
A pair of early 19th century portrait miniatures in watercolor on paper, of a lady and gentleman identified as Mr. and Mrs. W. H. Hutchinson, by silhouette artist J. H. Gillespie. Gillespie worked in London, Edinburgh and Liverpool in the 1820’s before moving to North America. He was in Halifax, Nova Scotia in 1829, Baltimore in 1837 and Philadelphia in 1838 (he was also working in New York at some point). He was a clever artist and these portraits are very well executed, especially consider...
All Items : Fine Art : Paintings : Miniatures : Pre 1837 VR item #378162 (stock #MLH210)
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$995.00
Super portrait miniature in watercolor on paper of a young gentleman, facing left, identified as Nathan Burnham, by J. H. Gillespie, circa the 1830’s. Gillespie worked in London, Edinburgh and Liverpool in the 1820’s before moving to North America. He was in Halifax, Nova Scotia in 1829, Baltimore in 1837 and Philadelphia in 1838 (he was also working in New York at some point). This portrait is probably from his American years; the young man is beautifully drawn from his peaked eyebrow to ...
All Items : Fine Art : Paintings : Miniatures : Pre 1837 VR item #378163 (stock #MLH200)
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$1095.00
Wonderful portrait miniature in watercolor on paper of a striking young gentleman, facing left, by J. H. Gillespie, circa the 1830’s. Gillespie worked in London, Edinburgh and Liverpool in the 1820’s before moving to North America. He was in Halifax, Nova Scotia in 1829, Baltimore in 1837 and Philadelphia in 1838 (he was also working in New York at some point). This portrait is probably from his American years and the attention to detail make this a superb example of the artist’s skill: ...
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Pre 1837 VR item #378167 (stock #MVH02)
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$795.00
Lovely Georgian mourning watercolor featuring a woman in classical dress leaning on an urn and pointing toward heaven, set in a gilt metal verre eglomise brooch fame with plaited bi-colored hair reverse. Good condition; there’s dust under the glass and the clasp in the reverse has been replaced and partially affixed to the glass. Measures 1 3/4” by 1 1/4”.
All Items : Fine Art : Paintings : Miniatures : Pre 1837 VR item #378168 (stock #MVH03)
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$995.00
Early 19th century portrait miniature in watercolor 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 dam...
All Items : Fine Art : Paintings : Miniatures : Pre 1837 VR item #378178 (stock #MVH04)
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$1195.00
Early 19th century portrait miniature in watercolor on ivory depicting a gentleman in a 9k gold pendant frame. The sitter has fashionably disheveled short brown hair and piercing blue eyes, and wears a black coat over a white vest and cravat. The reverse features a curl of brown hair with a foil surround, which may have been the backing to some colored glass now absent. Painting is in excellent condition as is reverse; just a little gapping at the edges. Measures 2 3/4” by 2 1/4”.
All Items : Fine Art : Paintings : Miniatures : Pre 1837 VR item #378179 (stock #MBO413)
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$795.00
English School portrait miniature in watercolor on ivory of a young woman, circa 1830. The sitter has dark hair and wears a white gown with a wonderful pointed collar. Set in a pierced gilt metal frame. Very good condition; slight rubbing to the right of her face. Sight size is 2 1/2” by 2”. in watercolor on ivory of a young woman, circa 1830. The sitter has dark hair and wears a white gown with a wonderful pointed collar. Set in a pierced gilt metal frame. Very good condition; sli...
All Items : Fine Art : Paintings : Miniatures : Pre 1837 VR item #381956 (stock #MRB03)
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$595.00
Charming English portrait miniature in watercolor and pencil on paper of a young girl, in three-quarter profile, circa the 1820’s. She wears a white dress with sash and ribboned sleeves; her brown hair is worn short, in a simple style. The reverse bears an old sticker that reads “Drawing-room/22/?E Bardley-Powell.” There was a Bardsley-Powell family at Horton Hall in Yorkshire; this may come from them. Very good condition; one spot of dirt above her head and the whole a little faded, p...
All Items : Fine Art : Paintings : Miniatures : Pre 1837 VR item #381965 (stock #MHS02)
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$550.00
Well-painted 19th century Continental portrait miniature of a young gentleman in watercolor on ivory. The sitter has shoulder-length black hair and wear a dark green coat. Original gilt metal mount in turned wood frame. There’s some dust and possibly some mold under the glass; ivory has shrunk and shifted so that there’s a slight gap to the right edge, where there’s also a spot of paint loss. Measures 4” by 3 1/2”; sight size is 2 1/4” by 1 7/8”.
All Items : Fine Art : Paintings : Miniatures : Pre 1837 VR item #381969 (stock #MB156)
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$2495.00
Delightful portrait miniature in watercolor on ivory of a young girl, by French artist Marie-Marguerite Françoise Jaser (1782-1873), later Rouchier. The sitter is identified as “Henriette le Brun, née Drolenvaux, grandetante (great aunt) de Nancy et Paul Duchat.” The girl wears a simple white dress – it is her pose, the tilt of her head, the wistful expression so skillfully drawn, that make this portrait so compelling. It is signed along the right edge “Mte. Jaser”. Jaser (her mar...
All Items : Fine Art : Paintings : Miniatures : Pre 1837 VR item #386078 (stock #MG1955)
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$695.00
Early 19th C. English School portrait miniature in watercolor of a young gentleman with auburn hair. He is dressed in a white cravat and dark blue coat with large buttons and set in a gilt metal mount in an oval red leather traveling case. Portrait is in very good condition; case is quite scuffed and worn; silk lining is also worn shattered. Measures 3 3/8” by 2 7/8”; sight size is 2 1/2” by 2”.
All Items : Fine Art : Paintings : Miniatures : Pre 1837 VR item #386104 (stock #M1486)
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$695.00
Georgian portrait miniature in watercolor of a middle-aged gentleman. The sitter has a very commanding face: square jaw, prominent nose, strong eyebrows. He wears a modest white cravat, canary yellow waistcoat, and dark blue coat. Set into a gold pendant frame with glazed silk reverse. Painting is in excellent condition, but the case has been mangled a bit – lots of dents and dings ) one has taken a tiny chip out of the ivory at one o’clock. Measures 2 7/8” by 2 1/4”.
All Items : Fine Art : Paintings : Miniatures : Pre 1837 VR item #386113 (stock #MSQ08)
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$695.00
Early 19th century folk art portrait miniature in watercolor on ivory of a natty young gentleman. He has careful waved brown hair and wears a white shirt with gold stickpin, black stock, maroon waistcoat with elaborate watch chain and a black coat. Interesting original foliate gilt metal frame, with silk in a compartment on the reverse. Glass is dirty; some retouching to his nose, possibly in oil; wear to frame; glass is missing from compartment on reverse. Measures 2 1/4” by 1 17/8”.
All Items : Fine Art : Paintings : Miniatures : Pre 1837 VR item #386171 (stock #MSA04)
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$795.00
Portrait circa 1840, English or American, of a young gentleman, possibly a cleric, with black cravat, white waistcoat and black coat, set in a leather frame. Sight size 2 7/8" high; frame is 6 1/2". Painting is in excellent condition; leather frame is scuffed and worn; glass is scuffed around the edges. Measures 6 1/2” by 4 7/8”; sight size 2 7/8” by 2 1/4”.
All Items : Fine Art : Paintings : Miniatures : Pre 1837 VR item #386254 (stock #MB313a)
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$695.00
Charming English Provincial School portrait miniature in watercolor on ivory of a young woman, circa 1820. She wears a lace cap, a white gown and a black floral shawl and sits against a dark sky background. The painting is in good condition, with some dirt at the edges and two spots of water damage at two and three o’clock. Set in a red leather traveling case, which is a complete mess: split in half, glass loose, lining shattered. Measures 3 3/4” by 3”.
All Items : Fine Art : Paintings : Miniatures : Pre 1837 VR item #386293 (stock #MSA05)
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Fine and fabulous Georgian portrait miniature cut silhouettes of a boy and a girl, facing each other, bronzed and highlighted and laid on card. The detail is fantastic, from her frilly and beribboned bonnet to his ruffled collar and gold buttons. Super bird’s eye maple veneer frame. All in very good condition: some staining to paper background, some nicks to frame and staining to paper backing. Measures 7 1/2” by 6”; sight size is 4 7/8” by 3 1/8”.
All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Textiles : Accessories : Pre 1837 VR item #801189 (stock #JB3496)
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$35.00
Miniature 19th century green silk netted purse, with gilt frame and glass and gilt weight. A tiny chain handle was added at sometime, possibly to make this a doll's purse. Very good condition; a few loose threads. Measures 2 1/2" by 1 1/4".
All Items : Fine Art : Paintings : Miniatures : Pre 1837 VR item #1082601 (stock #JST2)
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$495.00
Charming watercolor portrait miniature of a young boy, probably American, circa the 1830’s. Great details in the hair style, which is parted down the middle with winged bangs and sides brushed forward. He wears a white ruffled collar and blue coat with white buttons. Set in a red leather traveling case with silk lining and decorative silk thread edging. Very good condition; some debris to inside of glass, dirt to case. Measures 2 3/8” by 2”.
All Items : Fine Art : Paintings : Pre 1837 VR item #1087431 (stock #JLHCO)
Granite Pail Collectibles
$595.00
Super early 19th century Continental portrait miniature in watercolor on ivory of a woman in an elaborate folk bonnet, possibly from Normandy. In addition to the towering lace bonnet, threaded with blue ribbon, she wears a lace fichu ad stunning, elaborate gold cross. Very good condition; a few dark spots to background on right side. Measures 2 1/2” in diameter.
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Silver : Pre 1837 VR item #1099708 (stock #JMDLO)
Granite Pail Collectibles
$595.00
A very unusual and wonderful love token pendant, circa the late 18th or early 19th century, probably Austrian. The focus of this sentimental piece is a circular watercolor miniature on ivory of a young woman in Regency-era dress, holding a wreath in the shape of a heart. She stands before a landscape with a church in the background – it is very similar in style to Austrian churches of the 17th century. The reverse of the pendant is made of a one kreuzer silver coin from 1670. The coin is ins...
All Items : Fine Art : Paintings : Miniatures : Pre 1800 item #42738 (stock #MBO58)
Granite Pail Collectibles
$695.00
A portrait miniature in enamel, French School, circa 1720. The sitter is an extremely beautiful lady with powdered hair, wearing a lace-trimmed black dress and red mantle. She is set in a silver frame with a brooch-clasp attachment and blue enamel reverse; measures 1 1/8 inches tall. Condition is very good: there are a few very narrow retouched scratches in the surface of the enamel at the sitter's neckline, together with a very minor chip on her neck.
All Items : Fine Art : Paintings : Miniatures : Pre 1800 item #88931 (stock #MINBO269)
Granite Pail Collectibles
$695.00
A French School mourning portrait miniature in watercolor on ivory of a lady, circa 1785. She wears a red dress with a white fichu; her hair is fashionably powdered. Set in a gold frame with plaited hair reverse. Measures 2 ¼”. Good condition; small white deposit at one o’clock on hair reverse.