Cabinet of Curiosities

June 0813, 2019
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LOT 451

Lot 451

Portrait Miniature of Madame Malitrau, early-mid 19th century

Portrait Miniature of Madame Malitrau, early-mid 19th century
Lot 451 Details
Portrait Miniature of Madame Malitrau, early-mid 19th century

unsigned gouache on oval ivory panel, titled in pencil, verso, in paste and pearl set silver bezel frame with hanging bale in leather covered easel case signed Walter Downey, Harrogate
overall closed 5.75 x 4.75 in — 14.6 x 12.1 cm

Estimate $200-$300

Realised: $252
Price Includes Buyer's Premium ?


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LOT 451

About Condition Ratings

  • 5 Stars: Excellent - No discernable damage, flaws or imperfections
  • 4 Stars: Very Good - Minor flaws or imperfections visible only under close inspection using specialised instruments or black light
  • 3 Stars: Good - Minor flaws visible upon inspection under standard lighting
  • 2 Stars: Fair - Exhibits flaws or damage that may draw the eye under standard lighting
  • 1 Star: Poor - Flaws or damage immediately apparent under standard lighting (examples: missing components, rips, broken glass, damaged surfaces, etc.)

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