Celia Rose Antiques
Hand Painted Miniature Portrait Wife 1 of 2 Red Leather Travel Case
REF: CRP602 / LA350999
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A superbly painted Miniature Portrait, the first of 2 we are listing of a Husband and his Wife dating to the first quarter of the 19th century. This the miniature of the wife is beautifully painted in oil paint with fine detail and superb depth of colour, the lady is shown wearing a blue dress with puff sleeves, lace collar and cuffs with a fine necklace with pearls, matching the earrings and a small brooch in the center of the lace plus a double stranded pearl band around her wrist, her hair in large ringlets around her face. Looking slightly down and out towards the viewer, her expression is quietly confident but also demure. by her side the family spaniel looking up with obvious adoration. the miniature is housed behind glass with a gold edge card matt in it's original dark red leather travel case. The size of the miniature portrait is 85mm high x 66mm wide, the frame size is shown below.
Celia Rose Antiques has clarified that the Hand Painted Miniature Portrait Wife 1 of 2 Red Leather Travel Case (LA350999) is genuinely of the period declared with the date/period of manufacture being 1830/1840
The Miniature is in superb bright condition, with no damage to the base, no loss of colour or fading. The outer case has scuffs and chips to the leather, the side catches are missing but the reason the miniature has survived so well is because of the travel case.which has been abused over the years.
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