Lot 848: THREE OVAL MINIATURE PORTRAIT PAINTINGS in gilt me
November 30, 2016
Portland, OR, USALive Auction
Description: THREE OVAL MINIATURE PORTRAIT PAINTINGS in gilt metal frames: British oil on celluloid by P. Hastens, titled in pencil on reverse "Duchess of Marlborough," 2 7/8" x 3 5/8"; a French enameled portrait of a woman with long brown hair with an iridescent hat with ribbon bow, artist initialed L.C., 2 5/8" x 3 1/8", together with the German oil on celluloid, depicting a young lady with white hat having blue ribbons, artist signed Max, 3.75" x 3". Heights overall from 4.75 to 5 inches.
Condition Report: 848: The painted portrait plaques present well but the one of the blonde lady does show a rip or tear or missing piece in the bottom of the portrait edge, none removed from frames, one without easel, no visible repairs.