• 500 Years: Decorative Arts Eur auction at Christies

    Sale 7784

    500 Years: Decorative Arts Europe

    10 December 2009, London, King Street

  • Lot 753

    A DUTCH VERRE EGLOMISE PORTRAIT OF BENJAMIN FRANKLIN

    ATTRIBUTED TO JONAS ZEUNER, CIRCA 1770

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    A DUTCH VERRE EGLOMISE PORTRAIT OF BENJAMIN FRANKLIN
    ATTRIBUTED TO JONAS ZEUNER, CIRCA 1770
    Pictured half-length in a fur-collared coat within an oval wreathed medallion, above a plinth inscribed 'VIR' flanked by an eagle, in a later gilt slip and ebonised rectangular frame
    8 x 6¾ in. (22 x 17 cm.)


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    Pre-Lot Text

    THE PROPERTY OF A LADY (LOTS 747 - 754)