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French Ivory Snuffbox Miniature Portrait Marie Antoinette

Hand painted miniature portrait of Marie-Antoinette - likely done after Marie Antoinette d’Autriche, 1783, by Louise Élisabeth Vigée Le Brun - under convex original cover glass, encircled with a bronze ring
Indistinctly signed R. D.…
French Second Empire, Napoleon III, 1860 - 1870
Restoration on lid interior corresponding to a fissure of age, otherwise the condition may be considered excellent, no damage to the painting, none to the convex cover glass protecting it.
Ø 6.4 cm (2” ½)
Height 2.6 cm (1”)

SKU: bx15

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US$ 1,000.00

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pmou1-Mount, Rita
Rita Mount

Rita Mount (Canadian 1888-1967)
Two miniatures on both sides
Charcoal on paper
Recto: Bâteaux de Gaspésie. Verso: Figures.
Signed
Titled on typed gallery label
Image 6.7 x 11.3 cm (2" 5/8 x 4" 7/16)
With Frame 25.8 x 30.5 cm (10" 1/8 x 12")

SKU: PMou1

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US$ 275.00

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pmou2-Mount, Rita
Rita Mount

Rita Mount (Canadian 1888-1967)
Two miniatures on both sides
Charcoal on paper
Recto: Sea landscape. Verso: Houses with fences.
Signed
Image 8.2 x 11.5 cm (3" 1/4 x 4" 1/2)
With Frame 26 x 28.5 cm (10" 1/4 x 11" 1/4)

SKU: PMou2

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US$ 275.00

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m4-Father & child

Double miniature portraits of a gentleman and a child.
Framed on one side by enameled trails with rose-cut diamonds; a black glass inside mortise with a band of gold sheet.
Probably American, 1760's.
8.4 cm (3" 5/16)

SKU: M4

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US$ 3,500.00

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jwb9-Micro mosaic brooch

An amazing micro mosaic representing the Roman Coliseum embedded in black onyx stone.

Gold wash frame
Lower corner left chipped
7.3 X 4.7 cm (2" 7/8 x 1" 7/8)

SKU: Jwb9

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US$ 1,200.00

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m11-Pastoral Idyll

An ivory miniature gilded silver (vermeil) mounted to be worn as a brooch.
Representing a Watteauesque romantic scene with a graceful shepherdess and an insistently attentive gentleman.
End of 18th century.
5 x 4.2 cm (2" x 1" 5/8)

SKU: M11

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US$ 1,500.00

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m1-Portrait of a lady

Half-lenght figure of a young lady attired as was the fashion in mid 18th century.
Her headscarf tied below the chin in compliance with the remarkable simplicity and modesty of the lady.

Watercolour on ivory framed miniature.
Diameter painted surface: 7.6 cm (3")

SKU: M1

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US$ 450.00

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m3-Portrait of a man

Miniature.
Watercolour on ivory
Portrait of a gentleman mounted in an 18K gold oval medallion with a loop (gold marks) and protected by glass.
On the reverse, a mat made with interlocked hair checker style with tiny pearls to compose the initials AJ (?).
Undeciphered signature: Brah (?) and dated 1840.
7 cm (2" 3/4)

SKU: M3

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US$ 2,000.00

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Frederick Harding Miniature Ivory
Frederick Harding

Miniature representing the portrait of a gentleman with brown hair and auburn side-whiskers, wearing black coat, and white cravat, seated on a red chair
By Frederick Harding (British 19th century, fl.1814-1857)
Watercolour on ivory
Signed lower right.
1825-1850
Notes:
- E. Bénézit, Dictionnaire, 1999. p. 749
- In 2004, a miniature by F. Harding, was sold at Christie's London for $8,783.
13.2 x 10.3 cm (5" 3/16 x 4" 1/16)

SKU: m6

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US$ 3,000.00

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Leprince Marie-Antoinette Vigée Le Brun
Leprince

J. Leprince
Miniature, watercolour on ivory adapted from a 1785 portrait of the Queen Marie-Antoinette by Elisabeth Vigée Le Brun.
A half-length in which the sitter, wearing a red jacket, delicate point lace fichu and ruffled engageantes, is gazing at us as if she interrupted reading, her finger still marking the page of a book laid down on a green velvet pillow.
Signed lower corner left.
9 x 7.3 cm (3" 1/2 x 2" 7/8)

SKU: M5

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US$ 1,000.00

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