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Premier Auction - Session I - March 24, 2023

Fri, Mar 24, 2023 09:00AM EDT
Lot 428

British School Family Portrait Miniature

Estimate: $600 - $900

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Portrait of Mrs Thomas Edward Moberley (Nee Maria Elizabeth Von Essen, 1783-1859) with her children, Richard, with pull toy, and Juliana, unsigned, inscribed faintly verso paper backing, watercolor on ivory, sight 9 x 6-1/2 in.; 19th century burlwood veneer frame, 11-3/4 x 9-1/4 in.

Note: ◉This lot contains animal or plant material that may be restricted under federal, state and/or local law. Prospective bidders should check all applicable government wildlife restrictions prior to placing a bid. The buyer is solely responsible for obtaining any necessary licenses or permits from federal, state and/or local authorities applicable to their purchase or transport of the object. Please note that bidders in New Jersey may not bid on any lots containing elephant ivory, mammoth ivory, or rhinoceros horn.


some warping and abrasions at edges; frame with minimal wear

Private Collection, Middleburg, Virginia