• The Manolo March Collection Fr auction at Christies

    Sale 7817

    The Manolo March Collection From Son Galcerán, Mallorca

    28 - 29 October 2009, London, King Street

  • Lot 204


    Price Realised  


    Three tortoiseshell boîtes-à-miniatures: a lady in white Empire dress with coral necklace, blue bonnet with white plumes (French School, 19th century); together with a lady in white dress with green shawl, coral necklace, dark curled hair decorated with leaves (Continental School, 19th century); together with a lady in white dress, wearing a portrait miniature around her neck, landscape background with statuette (French School, 19th century)
    2¾ to 3 1/8 in. (70 to 80 mm.) diam.
    The lady in a landscape indistinctly signed (lower right)
    the miniatures on ivory, tortoiseshell boxes (3)

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