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    Sale 5910

    Christie's Interiors

    28 July 2009, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 328

    A GROUP OF ELEVEN PORTRAIT SILHOUETTE MINIATURES

    19TH CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    A GROUP OF ELEVEN PORTRAIT SILHOUETTE MINIATURES
    19th century
    By various hands, some examples with gold or white heightened detail and touches of gum arabic, and each in ebonised frames with foliate-cast gilt-metal bradawls, one bearing a label to the reverse advertising the work of silhouette artist Augustin Amant Constant Edouard (French, 1789-1861)
    The largest -- 6 x 4¾ in. (15.2 x 12 cm.) overall (11)


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