• 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 84

    JEAN-ANTOINE LAURENT (FRENCH, 1763-1832)

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    JEAN-ANTOINE LAURENT (FRENCH, 1763-1832)
    A young lady, in classicising white dress worn loose with a gold belt, two-strand gold necklace, gold bracelets worn on her upper arm, gold-trimmed white bandeau wrapped around her hair, a gold-edged lilac muslin veil billowing between her hands, standing in a landscape
    signed 'Laurent' (lower right)
    on ivory
    2 15/16 in. (76 mm.) diam., gilt-metal mount within gilt-metal frame


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