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    Sale 7550

    Important Portrait Miniatures and Gold Boxes

    9 December 2008, London, King Street

  • Lot 120

    ANTON HÄHNISCH (AUSTRIAN, 1817-1897)

    A young lady, in grey-blue satin dress with white crochet lace collar, engraved gold locket on black ribbon necklace, gold-mounted garnet drop-pendant earrings, a plait of hair crowning her centre-parted red hair

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    ANTON HÄHNISCH (AUSTRIAN, 1817-1897)
    A young lady, in grey-blue satin dress with white crochet lace collar, engraved gold locket on black ribbon necklace, gold-mounted garnet drop-pendant earrings, a plait of hair crowning her centre-parted red hair
    signed and dated 'Hähnisch 1863' (lower right)
    on ivory
    oval, 2¼ in. (54 mm.) high, gilt-metal locket frame


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    Hähnisch exhibited at the Royal Academy between 1851 and 1869.

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    Provenance

    Christie's, London, 9 October 1979, lot 56.