Celia Rose Antiques
Miniature Portrait Naval Gentleman Georgian Blue Glass Hair back
REF: CRP553 / LA328214
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A superb Hand Painted Miniature Portrait of a Georgian Gentleman with obvious Naval connections. A superbly painted miniature with the gentleman in a three quarter pose looking out towards the viewer. With a grey wig with curls on the side, wearing a dark top coat with large lapels, white waistcoat and white cravat painted against a neutral background. Presented behind glass in an oval gilt pendant brooch frame. The back consisting of a blue glass outer surround set in an oval gilt inner frame with the middle section with hair work panel overlaid with gold anchor and entwined initials. The miniature was not removed from the frame for photography hence white marks and shadow reflections on the glass. The size of the miniature is 65mm high x 55mm wide, the frame size is shown below.
Celia Rose Antiques has clarified that the Miniature Portrait Naval Gentleman Georgian Blue Glass Hair back (LA328214) is genuinely of the period declared with the date/period of manufacture being 1800
In excellent antique condition, with no damage that we can see to the base, no loss of colour or fading, there is some dust under the glass in front of the miniature . On the back panel the brooch pin is missing and there is small crack in the blue glass top left.
Delivery is Free in the UK Tracked and Insured with Royal Mail