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    Sale 7550

    Important Portrait Miniatures and Gold Boxes

    9 December 2008, London, King Street

  • Lot 79

    FRÉDÉRIC MILLET (FRENCH, C. 1786-1859)

    A young lady, in light blue coat, with white lace collar and pink ribbon bow, wearing a portrait miniature of a gentleman, blue hoop earrings, upswept brown hair; sky and landscape background

    Price Realised  

    FRÉDÉRIC MILLET (FRENCH, C. 1786-1859)
    A young lady, in light blue coat, with white lace collar and pink ribbon bow, wearing a portrait miniature of a gentleman, blue hoop earrings, upswept brown hair; sky and landscape background
    signed and dated 'Fic millet 1847' (upper right)
    on ivory
    oval, 2 3/8 in. (60 mm.) high, gilt-metal mount with foliate surround


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    Provenance

    Christie's, Geneva, 14 November 1989, lot 246.