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La Maison Carrée, Nîmes, France
Miniature oval watercolor, framed.
Oval 1.25" x 1.75"
La Maison Carrée is one of the best preserved temples of the Roman Empire and was a major influence during the Classical Revival, inspiring Thomas Jefferson's design for the Virginia State Capitol.
Exceptional Grand Tour Micro-mosaic plaque with an extremely fine oval micro-mosaic image of the Pantheon in Rome: on a cartouche shaped black marble ground, with an oval malachite surround. Italian circa 1860.
4" x 3"
Oval portrait miniature of a young woman; watercolor, signed indistinctly. She is wearing a lace and floral trimmed bonnet, braids coiled over her ears, pearls and a ruched off the shoulder rose dress, all typical of the 1840’s.
Frame: 5.5” x 4.75”
East Dennis Antiques
19th Century French miniature portrait, of a Lady in 19th Century costume, painted on ivory, in an original gilded bronze frame (the gilding is mostly worn off, but the filigree work is exceptionally fine and in perfect condition), the frame has its original backing (the painting has not been examined out of the frame) the frame has its original ring for hanging. See accompanying photos for the reverse side signatures, 4-1/8" W. X 4-7/8" H. overall, 2-3/8" W. X 3-3/16" H. sight size...