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All Items : Fine Art : Paintings : Miniatures : Pre 1800 item #193409 (stock #TC365b)
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$795.00
An unusual and fine watercolor and needlework portrait, circa 1800, worked in colored silks with painted details on an ivory silk ground, depicting a lady in ermine-trimmed robes, leaning on a tomb in a wooded landscape. Dress and tomb are stitched; her features and the background are painted. Measures 12 ½” by 11” in a verre eglomise mount. Needlework is in excellent condition; some losses to frame.
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 : Fine Art : Paintings : Miniatures : Pre 1800 item #177166 (stock #MSQ01)
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$1695.00
Very fine British portrait miniature in watercolor of a gentleman, circa 1790. The imposing gent wears a blue coat with gold buttons, white waistcoat, and tied white cravat with a garnet or ruby stickpin. He is posed rather grandly in a chair, by a column. Wonderful condition; bit of dust toward bottom; a bit loose in frame (right edge visible). Measures 8 ¼” by 7 ¼”; sight size is 4 ¼” by 3 ¼”.
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 : 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 #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 1800 item #386117 (stock #MCA02)
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$795.00
Portrait miniature in watercolor on ivory of a young boy, in original shagreen traveling case, circa 1790. The young gent wears his brown hair long, and sports a white cravat, white waistcoat, and dark blue coat with very large buttons. Very good condition overall. Measures 2 1/8” by 1 5/8”.
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 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 1800 item #304092 (stock #MCH813)
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$2195.00
A portrait miniature in watercolor on ivory of Mary Cox, attributed to Penelope Carwardine, ca 1765. Mary wears a décolleté blue dress with white lace trim and a white aigrette in her upswept hair. The gilt frame is inscribed on the reverse “Mary Cox/ Wife of/Joshua Cox, Esq/father of Richard Cox, Esq”. According to Daphne Foskett, Carwardine was born circa 1730. With a profligate father and six younger sisters, she took up miniature painting as a respectable way to earn a living, but ...
All Items : Fine Art : Paintings : Miniatures : Pre 1837 VR item #176992 (stock #MSQ04)
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Lovely English School portrait miniature in watercolor of a beautiful girl, circa 1835. The sitter wears a white dress with peach colored shawl. Her upswept hair is dressed in ringlets. Condition is good: some dirt or light mold under the glass. Large chip in upper right corner of the frame. Gilded gesso frame with Cheltenham framer’s label on reverse. Measures 6 ¾” by 6”; sight size is 3 5/8” by 3”.
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 #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 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 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 #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 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 #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”.