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    Sale 7550

    Important Portrait Miniatures and Gold Boxes

    9 December 2008, London, King Street

  • Lot 85

    JEREMIAH DAVID ALEXANDER FIORINO (GERMAN, 1797-1847)

    A pair of miniatures: a young lady, in slate blue décolleté dress with white embroidery decorating the ruched sleeves and double collar, white lace about the neckline, black satin stole, gem-set gold watch chain necklace, her chestnut hair dressed in ringlets; together with a young gentleman, in forest green coat, blue-checked waistcoat, black satin cravat, jewelled gold double tie pin, curling chestnut hair

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    JEREMIAH DAVID ALEXANDER FIORINO (GERMAN, 1797-1847)
    A pair of miniatures: a young lady, in slate blue décolleté dress with white embroidery decorating the ruched sleeves and double collar, white lace about the neckline, black satin stole, gem-set gold watch chain necklace, her chestnut hair dressed in ringlets; together with a young gentleman, in forest green coat, blue-checked waistcoat, black satin cravat, jewelled gold double tie pin, curling chestnut hair
    the former signed with monogram 'IDAF. P:' (lower right)
    on ivory
    ovals; he, 3 5/8 in. (96 mm.) high; she, 3 7/8 in. (98 mm.) high, gilt-metal mounts (2)


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