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Isaac Sheffield (1798 - 1845)

Lot 4: Portrait Miniature of a Girl in Red Holding a Flower, Isaac Sheffield (Connecticut, 1798-1845), c. 1840,...

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November 8, 2009
Boston, MA, US

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Portrait Miniature of a Girl in Red Holding a Flower, Isaac Sheffield (Connecticut, 1798-1845), c. 1840, "Painted by [I]saac Sheffield, New London" [Connecticut], inscribed on the reverse, watercolor on ivory, oval, 2 1/4 x 1 7/8 in., in a chased gilt-brass pendant frame with engine-turned design on the reverse, with oval aperture containing a plait of hair. Condition: Repaint on bodice and arm of dress.

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