London, South Kensington
20 September 2005
FRENCH SCHOOL, CIRCA 1880
A young lady seated in white dress with pale gray surcoat, a scarf over her shoulders, a blue ribbon in her powdered hair, holding an open book; pink floral background
mounted on the lid of a tortoiseshell-lined bonbonn<->gere
3 in. (76 mm.) diam.
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