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    Sale 7556

    Important Portrait Miniatures and Gold Boxes

    10 June 2008, London, King Street

  • Lot 65

    PETER MAYR (GERMAN, 1758-1836)

    A young lady, in red sprigged checked blue dress with lace-bordered white fichu, wearing a portrait miniature suspended from a gold chain around her neck, gold and pearl hoop earrings, Bavarian gold-figured white brocade cap ('Riegelhaube') in her dark hair

    Price Realised  

    PETER MAYR (GERMAN, 1758-1836)
    A young lady, in red sprigged checked blue dress with lace-bordered white fichu, wearing a portrait miniature suspended from a gold chain around her neck, gold and pearl hoop earrings, Bavarian gold-figured white brocade cap ('Riegelhaube') in her dark hair
    on ivory
    1 15/16 in. (50 mm.) diam., ornate black and gold verre églomisé mount within gilt-metal frame


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