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All Items : Fine Art : Paintings : Miniatures : Pre 1800 item #386282 (stock #MB68a)
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$595.00
An English School portrait miniature in watercolor of a sweet lady, circa 1770. She wears a blue dress and white fichu with a rose at her corsage, and a matching blue and white bonnet and blue ribbon choker. Set into a fishskin traveling case. Good condition: there’s a small area of water damage to the far right side and a tiny chip to the glass at the top. Measures 1 1/2” by 1 3/8”.
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 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 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 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 : 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 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 #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 : 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 : 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 : 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 : 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 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 1700 item #88938 (stock #MINBO70)
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$1295.00
German School (circa 1685), Louise Charlotte, her hair falling on her shoulders, wearing a pearl necklace and drop earring, on vellum, original enameled green frame with raised floral decorations, 1" high, together with three portraits: a boy, in red trimmed gold figured coat; a Lady in gold figured pink dress with white lace collar; and a Lady in black dress with gauze fichu, pearl necklace and drop earrings, all in original enameled frames with raised floral decoration, the former two black, t...
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 : Fine Art : Paintings : Miniatures : Pre 1837 VR item #271900 (stock #MB259a)
Granite Pail Collectibles
$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 #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 : Estate Jewelry : Gold : Pre Victorian : Pre 1800 item #354014 (stock #JLG01)
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$1595.00
This is one of the loveliest, most poignant Georgian memorials I’ve ever seen, commemorating the death of a child! An angel and a child rise through the sky, the angel pointing toward heaven. The artistry and balance of the composition is amazing; the angel has dark wings and dress and protectively surrounds the sweet child, dressed all in white. They rise heavenward in a blue sky with dark clouds – all elements are beautifully balanced. Wonderful condition; there’s a small spot of dir...