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lovely pair early 19th century portrait miniatures oil on ivory
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SA513582

LOVELY PAIR EARLY 19TH CENTURY PORTRAIT MINIATURES OIL ON IVORY

Price
£795 | $1,059 USD | €901 EUR
Item Number: SA513582
Date of manufacture: 1800
Current Status: in stock
Seller: Tilston Antiques and Collectables
Seller on Sellingantiques since: 24 April 2015

Description:
NEW PRICE - WAS 895. I am delighted to offer this stunning pair of oil on ivory portrait miniatures of a husband and wife. These have been very finely executed and there a richness and depth to the glowing colours the artist has used. I would love to keep these, they are truly exquisite! I will certainly get much enjoyment from them whilst they are in my care. Information to the back reads "one of a pair from Starmead, old Dick Woollcombes home..." Someone interested in the history behind these could probably trace the people in the paintings.
Condition is good overall, there looks to be some minor deterioration of the black pigment used on the gentlemans frockcoat, the gold mounts have suffered over time and are now looking rather tired and the black lacquered frames are a little worn at the corners. Despite this, the strength and ability of the artist shines through and they remain a wonderful pair of portraits.
They measure 13.5cm long by 11.5cm wide with the painted  ...show more description

Dimensions
Height = 13 cm (5")
Width = 11 cm (5")
Depth = 1 cm (1")

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Declaration

This item is antique. The date of manufacture has been declared as 1800.

Dimensions

Height = 13 cm (5")
Width = 11 cm (5")
Depth = 1 cm (1")

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Tilston Antiques and Collectables

Cheshire
United Kingdom
Tel: 01829 730 397
Int'l Tel: +44 1829 730 397