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American Furniture & Decorative Arts(580 Lots)
580 lots with images
June 8, 2008
The Heritage on the Garden
63 Park Plaza
Boston, MA, 02116 USA
Phone: +1 617 350 5400
Fax: +1 617 350 5429
Description: American School, 19th Century Portrait Miniature of Three Young Children. Unsigned. Watercolor on ivory, c. 1825, depicting full-length portraits of the children seated on a red upholstered settee, the girl on the left wears a dark purple plaid dress and holds a pink rose, the baby in the center wears a white frilled bonnet and a plaid sash on a white dress, the girl on the right wears a blue dress and holds a small basket of flowers, 4 x 3 1/8 in. (sight), housed in a period wood frame. Condition: Paint very good, crack on edge of two left corners.
Condition Report: approx. 1 in. vertical crack on edge of two left corners, ivory panel slightly bowed.View additional info »
Description: American School, 19th Century Portrait Miniature of a Young Man Wearing a Blue Jacket. Unsigned. Watercolor on ivory, c. 1825, 2 1/8 x 1 3/4 in., housed in an oval gilt-brass case, with small oval compartment on the reverse containing a lock of blond hair. Condition: Very good.View additional info »
Description: American School, 19th Century Portrait Miniature of a Young Man. Unsigned. Watercolor on ivory, oval bust-length portrait, c. 1830, sight size 1 3/8 x 1 in., housed in a gold case for pendant and pin. Condition: Very good.
Condition Report: The case has a few solder repairs and small dents on the back.View additional info »
Description: Moses B. Russell (American, 1809-1884) Portrait Miniature of a Dr. S. Graham of Boston, Massachusetts. Signed and dated "M. B. Russell Pinxt 1839" l.r. and inscribed "Portrait of Dr. S. Graham by M.B. Russell Boston Mass. 1839" on backing paper. Watercolor on ivory, 4 1/4 x 2 5/8 in., in a period molded wood frame. Condition: Surface grime.
Condition Report: Surface appears to have been varnished.View additional info »
Description: American School 19th Century Portrait Miniature of a Gentleman. Unsigned. Watercolor on ivory, c. 1820, 2 3/8 x 1 3/4 in., housed in an oval gilt-brass frame, the reverse containing a plait of brown hair decorated with tiny glass beads in a floral design centered with the initial "D." Condition: Thin smear l.r., several glass beads loose on reverse.
Condition Report: Fairly unobtrusive smear about 3/4 x 1/16 in. near edge at l.r.View additional info »