Studio of John Miers (British, circa 1758-1821) Double-sided silhouettes of a young boy and his sister, both profile to the right: he, wearing coat and frilled chemise; she, wearing dress with frilled trim
Lot 41Y
Studio of John Miers
(British, circa 1758-1821)
Double-sided silhouettes of a young boy and his sister, both profile to the right: he, wearing coat and frilled chemise; she, wearing dress with frilled trim
Sold for £1,125 (US$ 1,890) inc. premium
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Studio of John Miers (British, circa 1758-1821) Double-sided silhouettes of a young boy and his sister, both profile to the right: he, wearing coat and frilled chemise; she, wearing dress with frilled trim
Lot Details
Studio of John Miers (British, circa 1758-1821)
Double-sided silhouettes of a young boy and his sister, both profile to the right: he, wearing coat and frilled chemise; she, wearing dress with frilled trim.
Painted on ivory, both signed under the truncation Miers, gold fausse-montre frame; red leather travelling case, bearing Collection label of Leonard Morgan May.
Oval, 46mm (1 13/16in) high (2)
Provenance: The Leonard Morgan May Collection
The Leonard Morgan May Sale; Sotheby's, 22 February 1985, lot 49
Literature: L. Morgan May, A Master of Silhouette, 1938, ill.no. 61
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