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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 portraits, one of an elaborately dressed lady in Elizabethan costume and the other of a Lady in 19th Century costume, both painted on ivory, in their original gilded bronze frames (the gilding is mostly worn off, but the filigree work is exceptionally fine and in perfect condition), the frames have their original backing (the paintings have not been examined out of their frames) and both frames have their original ring for hanging...