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Antique French c1700s Portrait Miniature, Woman in White, Tiara, 18k Frame, Case

Antique French c1700s Portrait Miniature, Woman in White, Tiara, 18k Frame, Case
Antique French c1700s Portrait Miniature, Woman in White, Tiara, 18k Frame, Case
Antique French c1700s Portrait Miniature, Woman in White, Tiara, 18k Frame, Case
Antique French c1700s Portrait Miniature, Woman in White, Tiara, 18k Frame, Case
Antique French c1700s Portrait Miniature, Woman in White, Tiara, 18k Frame, Case
Antique French c1700s Portrait Miniature, Woman in White, Tiara, 18k Frame, Case
Antique French c1700s Portrait Miniature, Woman in White, Tiara, 18k Frame, Case
Antique French c1700s Portrait Miniature, Woman in White, Tiara, 18k Frame, Case
Antique French c1700s Portrait Miniature, Woman in White, Tiara, 18k Frame, Case
Antique French c1700s Portrait Miniature, Woman in White, Tiara, 18k Frame, Case

Antique French c1700s Portrait Miniature, Woman in White, Tiara, 18k Frame, Case
1700s Portrait Miniature, Woman in White, Tiara, 18k Frame, Etui or Case. All items and photos are the express property of Antiques & Uncommon Treasure. No reproduction without prior written consent. We'll be sending out sale notices and special deals to our'Favorites' customers. An exceptional and old portrait, still with the original crimson leather case or etui, what looks to be a bride, but isn't likely since brides in white are a more modern thing. This woman dates late c. 1700s and, while the wafer is not perfect, she is spectacular. A veil, but also a brilliiant tiara of either paste stones (faux diamonds) or similar. Delicate translucent lace falls across her shoulders across a beautiful gown of white, high waisted and to the shoulders.

The back of this frame is brass, but the front is a cast oval of 18k gold (acid tested). It is not just plated, but has a thin ornate 18k gold plaque mounted atop the backside of the frame. Measurements are noted on the photos. Very good condition for age and type.

The case's outer leather covering in crimson is complete. The case is wood, and there is a slight warp to it but it does close tightly with the clasp, still. Interior of case is excellent old silk. Our lovely big-eyed young woman is still backed by the original vellum sealed backing, and protected beneath the original cover glass, but the very old wafer has shrunk and has 2 hairlines. These do not go all the way, either of them, but they show the fragile nature of the very thin wafer upon which the painting is completed in gouache (a water-based paint).

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Icon here or above to see more of our inventory, offerings and venues. We have a HUGE assortment of the finest antiques to be found online, all at your fingertips with Antiques & Uncommon Treasure. _gsrx_vers_631 GS 6.9.8b6 (631). The item "Antique French c1700s Portrait Miniature, Woman in White, Tiara, 18k Frame, Case" is in sale since Friday, January 29, 2021.

This item is in the category "Art\Paintings". The seller is "antiquesuncommontreasure" and is located in San Marcos, California.

This item can be shipped worldwide.

  • Region of Origin: Europe
  • Style: Miniature
  • Listed By: Dealer or Reseller
  • Date of Creation: Pre-1800
  • Features: Framed
  • Original/Reproduction: Original
  • Subject: Portrait
  • Originality: Original


Antique French c1700s Portrait Miniature, Woman in White, Tiara, 18k Frame, Case