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    Sale 7550

    Important Portrait Miniatures and Gold Boxes

    9 December 2008, London, King Street

  • Lot 83

    SOPHIE FILHOL (FRENCH, 1806-1854)

    A young gentleman, in grey coat, embroidered black waistcoat, white shirt, black silk bow-tie, wearing the red ribbon of the French Order of the Legion of Honour; sky background

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    SOPHIE FILHOL (FRENCH, 1806-1854)
    A young gentleman, in grey coat, embroidered black waistcoat, white shirt, black silk bow-tie, wearing the red ribbon of the French Order of the Legion of Honour; sky background
    signed and dated 'Sophie Filhol. 1849.' (lower right)
    on ivory
    oval, 4½ in. (115 mm.) high, brown wood frame, the backing card inscribed 'Ce Portrait appartient à mon fils'


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    Provenance

    Christie's, Geneva, 14 May 1991, lot 168.