ANDRE LÉON LARUE, CALLED MANSION (FRENCH, 1785 - AFTER 1837)
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ANDRE LÉON LARUE, CALLED MANSION (FRENCH, 1785 - AFTER 1837)

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ANDRE LÉON LARUE, CALLED MANSION (FRENCH, 1785 - AFTER 1837)
A young lady called Joséphine de Beauharnais (1763-1814), in white dress, striped shawl around her shoulders, drop-pearl earring, three strings of pearls around her head beneath a wreath of yellow roses; curtain background
signed 'Mansion' (lower mid-left)
on ivory
oval, 5 in. (128 mm.) high, rectangular gilt-metal frame with foliate spandrels
Provenance
With Anna-Maria Wager, Munich.
With D. S. Lavender (Antiques) Ltd., in 2001 (as Josephine de Beauharnais, Empress Josephine).
Special notice

Prospective purchasers are advised that several countries prohibit the importation of property containing materials from endangered species, including but not limited to coral, ivory and tortoiseshell. Accordingly, prospective purchasers should familiarize themselves with relevant customs regulations prior to bidding if they intend to import this lot into another country.

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