London, South Kensington
18 May 1999
A decorative miniature of Marie-Antoinette, Queen of France (1755-93),
facing right in lace-bordered blue dress, bow at corsage, wearing a blue headress adorned with plumes
with signature 'de Ste Amande'
mounted on the lid of a tortoiseshell box
2.3/8in. (60mm.) diam.; and Madame du Chatelet, in low-cut embroidered dress with blue jacket, fur and lace collar, flowers in her hair (Continental School, late 19th Century)
2in. (57mm.) diam. (2)
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