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lovely pair early 19th century portrait miniatures oil on ivory
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Lovely Pair Early 19th Century Portrait Miniatures Oil on Ivory

Status: This item has been sold
Sold by: Tilston Antiques

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

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")

This item is SOLD and is no longer available to purchase. The seller of the item was Tilston Antiques.

Tilston Antiques

Cheshire
United Kingdom
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