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    Sale 7453

    Important Portrait Miniatures and Gold Boxes

    27 November 2007, London, King Street

  • Lot 277

    J. SPELTER (GERMAN, 1800-1856)

    A young lady, in off-the-shoulder white dress with ruched sleeves, wearing a gold cross suspended from a black ribbon around her neck, gold drop earring, wearing a black and gold ferronnière in her dressed hair

    Price Realised  

    J. SPELTER (GERMAN, 1800-1856)
    A young lady, in off-the-shoulder white dress with ruched sleeves, wearing a gold cross suspended from a black ribbon around her neck, gold drop earring, wearing a black and gold ferronnière in her dressed hair
    signed 'Spelter' (lower left)
    porcelain
    rectangular, 3 3/16 x 2½ in. (63 mm.), gilt-metal mount within fitted brown leather envelope


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    Provenance

    Collection of Architect Kurt Jahn (1903-1978), Darmstadt.


    Pre-Lot Text

    PROPERTY FROM THE JAHN COLLECTION, DARMSTADT


    Exhibited

    Darmstadt, Residenzschloss, Schlossmuseum, 1974-2007, inv. no. 21024.