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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 : 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 #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 #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 #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 #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 #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 : 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...
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 #979616 (stock #MKU1)
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This is a charming folk portrait of a boy, in watercolor on card, dating from the second quarter of the 19th century, probably the 1840’s. The inscription on the reverse reads: “Alfred G. Haley/picture taken when/he was five years old,/whilst repeating/Edwin and Angelina/by Mr Jerome”. The little portrait has condition problems: foxing and fading throughout – and a wonderful make-do repair featuring both glue and stitching. Measures 3 1/4” by 2 3/8”.
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...
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 #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 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 : 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...
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 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...