Continental School, 19th Century A portrait miniature of a Gentleman, wearing black cloak over brown coat, white waistcoat, chemise, stock and tied cravat
Lot 246Y Ф
Continental School
19th Century
A portrait miniature of a Gentleman, wearing black cloak over brown coat, white waistcoat, chemise, stock and tied cravat
Sold for £375 (US$ 496) inc. premium

Lot Details
Continental School, 19th Century
A portrait miniature of a Gentleman, wearing black cloak over brown coat, white waistcoat, chemise, stock and tied cravat.
Watercolour on ivory, gilt-metal mount, together with a letter addressed to Mons'r Chinnery...Paris and dated Madrid 28 Feb 1825 and a circular portrait miniature of a Child on ivory, wearing a nightgown and holding a puppy, gilt-mounted on papier-mâché frame.
Oval, 72mm (2 13/16in) high and 38mm (1 1/2in) dia. respectively (3)

Footnotes

  • Provenance:
    The title miniature sold Sotheby's, London, 3 July 1958, lot 33 (as by Giovanni Trossarelli, Italian, b.1760)
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Ф Item contains or is made of ivory

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