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Emporium Auction - March 23, 2023

Thu, Mar 23, 2023 09:00AM EDT
Lot 24

Seven Portrait Miniatures of Women

Estimate: $500 - $700

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$3,000 $250
$5,000 $500
$10,000 $1,000
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$50,000 $5,000
$100,000 $10,000

(19th-20th century)

Woman in Bonnet, signed "W.S.W.", watercolor on ivory, 2-3/8 x 1-7/8 in.; Woman in Blue Gown, watercolor on ivory, 2 x 1-3/8 in.; engraving, 2-1/2 x x 1-3/4 in.; Woman in Bonnet, watercolor on ivory, 2-3/8 x 1-7/8 in.; Woman in Gloves, watercolor on ivory, 1-7/8 x 1-1/2 in.; Woman in a Landscape, watercolor on ivory, 2-3/4 x 2-1/4 in.; St. Cecelia, porcelain 3-1/4 x 1-7/8 in.; largest frame is 4-1/4 x 3-3/4 in. 

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generally good condition, print with toning; frames with some wear commensurate with age

Private Collection, Middleburg, Virginia