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    Sale 7550

    Important Portrait Miniatures and Gold Boxes

    9 December 2008, London, King Street

  • Lot 170

    JEAN-BAPTISTE JACQUES AUGUSTIN (FRENCH, 1759-1832)

    A young lady, in décolleté black dress of fine muslin with ruched sleeves, lace-bordered white chemise, claret-coloured shawl draped over her shoulders, gem-set gold comb in her curling dark hair worn à l'antique

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    JEAN-BAPTISTE JACQUES AUGUSTIN (FRENCH, 1759-1832)
    A young lady, in décolleté black dress of fine muslin with ruched sleeves, lace-bordered white chemise, claret-coloured shawl draped over her shoulders, gem-set gold comb in her curling dark hair worn à l'antique
    signed and dated 'Augustin. 1798.' (lower right)
    on ivory
    2 in. (52 mm.) diam., gold locket frame with heart-shaped padlock and key


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    Provenance

    Sotheby's, London, 9 November 1995, lot 9.
    Christie's, London, 24 May 2000, lot 217.