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    Sale 2095

    The Collection Of Marguerite And Arthur Riordan, Stonington, Connecticut

    18 January 2008, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 694

    Attributed to Samuel Folwell, (1765-1813), Circa 1800**

    A Mourning Locket

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    This lot is offered without a reserve

    Attributed to Samuel Folwell, (1765-1813), Circa 1800**
    A Mourning Locket
    inscribed Rest in Peace; the reverse with monogram
    watercolor on ivory
    3 x 2 3/8 inches


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    For more information on mourning miniatures and memorial lockets, see Robin Jaffee Frank, Love and Loss: American Portrait and Mourning Miniatures (New Haven, 2000), pp. 119-153.

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    This lot is offered without reserve.


    Provenance

    Joan Brownstein, Newbury, Massachusetts