Studio of John  Miers (British, circa 1758-1821) A pair of silhouettes of John Carruthers (1750-1819) and his wife, Jane, née Cannison, both profile to the right: he, wearing coat, frilled chemise and pigtail wig tied with a bow; she, wearing fichu, her hair in a chignon and dressed with a gauze cap tied with ribbons
Lot 85
Studio of John Miers
(British, circa 1758-1821)
A pair of silhouettes of John Carruthers (1750-1819) and his wife, Jane, née Cannison, both profile to the right: he, wearing coat, frilled chemise and pigtail wig tied with a bow; she, wearing fichu, her hair in a chignon and dressed with a gauze cap tied with ribbons
Sold for £500 (US$ 840) inc. premium
Auction Details
Studio of John  Miers (British, circa 1758-1821) A pair of silhouettes of John Carruthers (1750-1819) and his wife, Jane, née Cannison, both profile to the right: he, wearing coat, frilled chemise and pigtail wig tied with a bow; she, wearing fichu, her hair in a chignon and dressed with a gauze cap tied with ribbons
Lot Details
Studio of John Miers (British, circa 1758-1821)
A pair of silhouettes of John Carruthers (1750-1819) and his wife, Jane, née Cannison, both profile to the right: he, wearing coat, frilled chemise and pigtail wig tied with a bow; she, wearing fichu, her hair in a chignon and dressed with a gauze cap tied with ribbons.
Painted on plaster, verre églomisé borders, turned pearwood frames, the reverses with trade label no.11 ('Burnished gold') and labelled with the sitters' names.
Oval, 85mm (3 3/8in) high (2)

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