London, South Kensington
15 May 2001
A decorative miniature of the Duchess of Orleans (née Princesse de Penthièvre) (after Mme. Elisabeth Vigée-Lebrun)
in white dress with blue surcoat and wearing a striped white scarf tied as a turban in her curling fair hair
bearing signature Lecoq, gilt-metal frame with ribbon surmount
3 7/8 in. (98 mm.) diam.
See Front Cover Illustration
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The Duchess of Orleans was the wife of Philippe Egalité
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