French miniature on ivory of a naval officer

£350

This beautiful miniature portrait on ivory, which is set within a fine gilt metal frame, depicts a French naval officer.

 

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Description

This fine French miniature on ivory is painted with a kit-kat length portrait of a naval officer. The oval portrait is contained within a moulded gilt metal frame, the front face of which is finished with foliate bands. The frame is surmounted by a pierced ribbon-tied spray crown, and the miniature is supported by a gilt metal easel backing.

The front of the panel is indistinctly signed.

Frame: Height 7.5cm, width 5.5cm, depth 0.5cm
Ivory: Height 5.5cm, width 4.5cm

Details

Country of Origin
French
Date of Manufacture
Early 20th Century
Period
Early 20th Century
Style
Figurative Art
Material
Gilt Metal, Ivory
Colour
Gold, Multi-coloured

Dimensions

Height
7.5 cm / 2.8 inches
Width
5.5 cm / 2 inches

Reference:
8794a

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