• Centuries of Style: Silver, Eu auction at Christies

    Sale 7800

    Centuries of Style: Silver, European Ceramics, Portrait Miniatures and Gold Boxes

    17 November 2009, London, King Street

  • Lot 88

    JEAN-ALEXANDRE MARICOT (FRENCH, 1789-AFTER 1848)

    Price Realised  

    JEAN-ALEXANDRE MARICOT (FRENCH, 1789-AFTER 1848)
    A young lady in grey dress with puff sleeves, fur stole, white lace ruff and bonnet decorated with flowers, dark curling hair
    signed and dated 'Maricot 1829' (mid-right)
    on ivory
    oval, 2 11/16 in. (68 mm.) high, gilt-metal mount within rectangular ormolu frame with foliate and star border and foliate spandrels


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    Provenance

    Domingo Carles, Barcelona, in 1956.


    Exhibited

    Barcelona, Palacio de la Virreina, Exposición de miniaturas-retrato españolas y extranjeras siglos XVI-XIX, 1956, no. 730 (lent by Domingo Carles).