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    Sale 7453

    Important Portrait Miniatures and Gold Boxes

    27 November 2007, London, King Street

  • Lot 310

    MORITZ MICHAEL DAFFINGER (AUSTRIAN, 1790-1849)

    Princess Karoline Arenberg (1801-1875), in lace-bordered white silk dress with voluminous sleeves, white belt with gold buckle, gold-set carnelian and drop-pearl pendant at corsage, fur stole draped over her right shoulder, her light brown hair upswept and dressed in ringlets and adorned with pink rose and foliage: draped red curtain and sky and cloud background

    Price Realised  

    MORITZ MICHAEL DAFFINGER (AUSTRIAN, 1790-1849)
    Princess Karoline Arenberg (1801-1875), in lace-bordered white silk dress with voluminous sleeves, white belt with gold buckle, gold-set carnelian and drop-pearl pendant at corsage, fur stole draped over her right shoulder, her light brown hair upswept and dressed in ringlets and adorned with pink rose and foliage: draped red curtain and sky and cloud background
    rectangular, 4 x 3 1/16 in. (102 x 78 mm.), gilt-metal easel frame with foliate corners, the reverse engraved 'Princessin Karoline Arenberg verwittwete Fürstin Starhemberg geb. Gräfin Kaunitz Rietberg geb. 27 Mai 1801 gestorb. 18 Juni 1875 in Wien.', fitted hinged red leather case (2)


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    Provenance

    Prince Nikolaus Pálffy (in 1905).
    Sotheby's, London, 6 March 1997, lot 20.


    Exhibited

    Vienna, Palais des k. k. Ministerrats-Präsidiums, Miniaturen-Ausstellung, 1905, no. 2214 (lent by Prince Nicolas Pálffy).