Everard Auctions and Appraisals
Live Auction

Winter Southern Estates and Collections: Session I

Tue, Feb 13, 2024 10:00AM EST
Lot 314

Portrait Miniature of Marie Antionette

Estimate: $300 - $500
Sold for

Bid Increments

Price Bid Increment
$0 $10
$100 $25
$500 $50
$1,000 $100
$3,000 $250
$5,000 $500
$10,000 $1,000
$30,000 $2,500
$100,000 $5,000
$300,000 $10,000

Property of a Florida Collector

Description:

Portrait Miniature of Marie Antionette, unsigned, probably 19th century, the woman with elaborate pink and blue hat, with scene on verso depicting hot air balloon and figures similar to a print titled 'Premier Voyage Aerien Execute Dans Un Aerostat a Gaz Hydrogene Par Charles et Robert, Le 1st Dec. 1783, Depart des Tuileries,' in decorative metal pendant frame. Frame size: 2 3/4 in. x 2 1/4 in.

Measurements: Height: by sight, 1 1/2 in. x Width: 1 1/4 in.

Condition:

Fair/Good condition, minor losses to paint on right side above her shoulder, very small loss in her chin, verso scene with toning and surface residue, not viewed out of the frame, pendant with pitting, dents and losses.

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