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Framed Pair of Enamel Portraits

Auction:
2566B
Lot:
1220
Sold for:
$948$800

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Auction:
European Furniture & Decorative Arts - 2566B
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
October 15, 2011 10:00AM

Description:

Framed Pair of Enamel Portraits, England, 19th century, oval shaped with depictions of Cowley and Orway, inscribed in variations on the reverse London 1841 Painted by Henry Pierce Bone Enamel Painter to Her Majesty & H.R.H. Prince Albert, The Queen Dowager & H.R.H. the Duchess of Kent From the Original by Mary Beale In the Gallery of Earl Spencer Althorp Northamptonshire, lg. 6; set in gilt wood frames, overall lg. 12 in.
Estimate $400-600

Each plaque in good ocndition with no evidence of any cracks, chips or restoration. The frames with heavy gilding wear and scattered chips and losses.

Keywords

United Kingdom, Gallery of Earl Spencer Althorp Northamptonshire, Earl Spencer Althorp Northamptonshire, Enamel Painter, Henry Pierce, Mary Beale, London

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