Celia Rose Antiques
Miniature Portrait Victorian Beauty In original Travel Case
REF: CRP559 / LA328249
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A quite stunning and beautifully painted Miniature Portrait of a young late Victorian lady dating to around 1880 or slightly earlier. With dark hair framing her face and wearing a white embroidered lace collar looking out beyond the viewer. An angelic, enquiring look, beautifully executed with fine brush strokes and painted against a dark neutral background. The miniature is presented behind glass and an oval gilt surrounds it in its original wooden travel case. The exterior covered in a maroon leather type fabric with the interior lined in maroon velvet. The size of the miniature is 74mm high x 62mm wide, The frame size is 74mm high x 64mm wide, The size of the travel case when open is shown below.
Celia Rose Antiques has clarified that the Miniature Portrait Victorian Beauty In original Travel Case (LA328249) is genuinely of the period declared with the date/period of manufacture being 1880
The miniature is in stunning antique condition and must have been stored away in a drawer for a very long time, the miniature is as bright now as the day it was completed, the travel case is a little scuffed but opens and closes with the catch working perfectly.