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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 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 #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 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 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 #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 #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 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 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 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 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 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 #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 1800 item #381968 (stock #MB210)
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$1595.00
American school portrait miniature in watercolor on ivory of a lady, circa 1785. The lady wears a mauve dress with a white fichu and a black ribbon choker. Her hair is powdered, with sausage curls at the base and lying on her shoulders. Beautiful original frame with bright work border. Very good condition, though there’s possible fading to her face, leaving it a bit blue. There’s a label on the reverse attributing the painting to John Ramage – while it’s the right period, it’s not a...
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 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 #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...