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    Sale 7550

    Important Portrait Miniatures and Gold Boxes

    9 December 2008, London, King Street

  • Lot 134

    JOHANNES GAUFF (GERMAN, 1804-1858)

    A young lady, in turquoise dress with ruffled collar, guipure lace overcollar, claret stand collar, sapphire jewelled rosette brooch, coral drop-pendant earring, brown hair parted in the middle and plaited in a bun

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    JOHANNES GAUFF (GERMAN, 1804-1858)
    A young lady, in turquoise dress with ruffled collar, guipure lace overcollar, claret stand collar, sapphire jewelled rosette brooch, coral drop-pendant earring, brown hair parted in the middle and plaited in a bun
    signed and dated 'J. Gauff 1827. pinx.' (mid-left)
    on ivory
    2 11/16 in. (69 mm.) diam., gilt-metal mount on a rectangular green morocco covered panel


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    Provenance

    Döbritz, Frankfurt/Main, 26 November 1977, lot 168.


    Literature

    L. R. Schidlof, The Miniature in Europe, Graz, 1964, II, p. 960, III, illustrated pl. 230, fig. 449.