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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 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 : 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 : 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 1900 item #386097 (stock #MB152)
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Wonderful portrait miniature of a group of seven children, six young girls and a baby, by Swiss artist Henri Louis Convert (1789-1863). They emerge from a rosy cloud background: two girls wear white dresses, two wear pink, and two blue – the baby wears nothing! Their hairstyles are each different, from braided pigtails to braids looped over the ears, to braids shaped at the back. One wonders if they or all related, or if the colors in their dresses indicate siblings! The artist’s signatu...
All Items : Fine Art : Paintings : Miniatures : Pre 1800 item #42738 (stock #MBO58)
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$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 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 : Fine Art : Paintings : Miniatures : Pre 1800 item #88931 (stock #MINBO269)
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$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.
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 : 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 #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 1800 item #177147 (stock #MB276)
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$695.00
Nice Modest School portrait miniature in watercolor of a gentleman, circa 1770. The gentleman wears a lovely lavender coat, a white stock and a lace cravat. He is set in a gilt metal frame with a pierced scrolling border; the reverse features a glazed compartment with plaited hair, and a brooch clasp. Good condition. Measures 1 3/8" by 1 1/8".
All Items : Fine Art : Paintings : Miniatures : Pre 1800 item #386190 (stock #MDG872)
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$1095.00
Portrait miniature in watercolor of a gentleman, circa 1795, signed “Lasal.p.” The gent has powdered and curled hair and wears a white cravat and dark blue coat. Beautiful hair reverse with a curl of light brown hair held together by a band of pearls and thread and laid over darker plaited hair. Set in gilt metal frame. Very good condition: ivory has shrunk and shifted a bit, leaving a gap around the top and right edges. Measures 3 1/8” by 2 1/2”.
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 1800 item #176993 (stock #MSQ05)
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$995.00
Absolutely wonderful portrait miniature in watercolor of a young gentleman, possibly Swedish, circa 1800. The rosy cheeked youth wears a white waistcoat, white chemise with stickpin, black stock, and black coat, the collar edged in white or light blue piping. He is beautifully painted and in excellent condition. Set in a gilt metal mount with gilded slip in a papier mache frame. Sight size is 1 ¾” by 1 3/8”; frame measures 5” by 4 5/8”.
All Items : Fine Art : Paintings : Miniatures : Pre 1800 item #177145 (stock #MB92)
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Portrait miniature in watercolor of a lady, by Irish artist James Reily (fl.1750-1788). The lady wears a grey dress with a white lace collar; her accessories features a lavender sash, a brooch (possible an aquamarine) and a strand of pearls at her corsage, a bright blue cloak, and a matching blue ribbon in her hair. The portrait is signed and dated on the obverse: “IR/ 1761”. Set in gilt mount with twisted border, the reverse with a brooch clasp. Condition is good: there’s a little dirt ...
All Items : Fine Art : Paintings : Miniatures : Pre 1800 item #386224 (stock #MB27)
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$2395.00
Portrait miniature in watercolor on ivory of a lady, by Scottish artist John Bogle (c.1746-1803) The lady wears a cream dress held at her corsage with a pin and a white scarf worn in her long powdered hair. Set in a gilt metal frame with cobalt glass border. The reverse features a glazed compartment with the seed pearl initials “JB” laid on plaited brown hair. Bogle was a skilled miniaturist who worked in Edinburgh and London and exhibited at the Society of Artists from Edinburgh and at ...
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).