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    Sale 7453

    Important Portrait Miniatures and Gold Boxes

    27 November 2007, London, King Street

  • Lot 245

    CONTINENTAL SCHOOL, CIRCA 1770/75

    Two silhouettes of Countess Stroganova, in profile to right, ribbons and pearls in her upswept; and of Prince Bariatinskii, in profile to left, in coat and lace cravat, hair en queue, within floral border

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    CONTINENTAL SCHOOL, CIRCA 1770/75
    Two silhouettes of Countess Stroganova, in profile to right, ribbons and pearls in her upswept; and of Prince Bariatinskii, in profile to left, in coat and lace cravat, hair en queue, within floral border
    the former inscribed 'Comtesse Stroganoff' (lower centre), the latter signed with initals 'AR' (lower centre)
    gold verre églomisé
    ovals, 3 3/16 in. (94 mm.) and 2 15/16 in. (75 mm.) high, gilt-metal mounts (2)


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    Pre-Lot Text

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