Irish School, dated 1834
A Lady, called Mrs Taylor, wearing black dress with bouffant sleeves, a white lace shawl draped around her shoulder and secured in place at her corsage with a gilt-mounted hardstone brooch, a brown stole draped over her left arm, white lace mob cap dressed with a posy of wild flowers and fastened beneath her chin with a white sash ribbon, her brown hair parted and curled in ringlets framing her face.
Inscribed on the reverse and dated Mrs Taylor/ May 1834 - / Dublin, gilt-metal mount with acanthus leaf and acorn border and ormolu slip.
Rectangular, 95mm (3 3/4in) high
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