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Pair of Reverse-painted Export Portraits of Young Women

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Auction: American Furniture & Decorative Arts - 3835TLocation: MarlboroughDate / Time: November 15, 2021 12:00PM


Pair of Reverse-painted Export Portraits of Young Women, China, early 19th century, each painted within a gilt oval and dark blue mat, and in their original gilt-gesso frames, overall 11 1/2 x 10 in.

Note: Each picture has a typed note on the reverse reading "This picture was given to my Mother/June 14, 1879, by Miss Elizabeth F./Archer of Salem, who died August 21,/1902, at the age of 100 years, 8 months/and 16 days./George W. Grant."
Estimate $400-600

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George W. Grant, Elizabeth F./Archer, China