French School, circa 1790
Two silhouettes of Gentlemen; one in profile to the right, wearing coat, his hair worn en queue and tied with ribbon; the other in profile to the left, wearing coat, frilled chemise, his hair worn in a pigtail and bound with ribbon.
Painted on glass in verre églomisé, the former with rectangular papier-mâché frame and inner gilt-metal wreath border, the latter with rectangular fruitwood frame; together with a silhouette of a Lady, profile to the left.
Oval, 42mm (1 5/8in) to 55mm (2 1/4 in) high (3)
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