Samuel Metford (British, 1810-1896) A silhouette conversation piece of a young family: the mother seated with the baby, profile to the left, the eldest child, standing, facing his mother, holding an open book, the middle child pulling a toy horse on wheels, standing, profile to the left, facing his father, standing, profile to the right, curtained window to view of a village church and cottage beyond
Lot 176
Samuel Metford
(British, 1810-1896)
A silhouette conversation piece of a young family: the mother seated with the baby, profile to the left, the eldest child, standing, facing his mother, holding an open book, the middle child pulling a toy horse on wheels, standing, profile to the left, facing his father, standing, profile to the right, curtained window to view of a village church and cottage beyond
Sold for £625 (US$ 1,050) inc. premium
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Samuel Metford (British, 1810-1896)
A silhouette conversation piece of a young family: the mother seated with the baby, profile to the left, the eldest child, standing, facing his mother, holding an open book, the middle child pulling a toy horse on wheels, standing, profile to the left, facing his father, standing, profile to the right, curtained window to view of a village church and cottage beyond.
Cut-out on card, bronzed and heightened with Chinese white, watercolour background, signed on the obverse s metford fecit, veneered maple wood frame with gilded slip.
Rectangular, 399mm (15 11/16in) high
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