H. Gibbs (early 19th Century) pair of reverse painted on glass silhouette miniatures of a Lady and Gentleman, oval, with trade label to back paper - 'H. Gibbs, Profilist.' in papier mache frame, total size, 15 x 13cm
Sold for £90
Lady - some of the periphery of the painted silhouette appears to have slightly smudged with elements of the paint spreading to surrounding area, in particular lower right, to her shoulder, a couple of minor scratches, overall most of the image is intact frame ok,
gent- some wear, paintloss and deterioration towards base of the image, otherwise ok.
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Auction: Antiques & Fine Art Sale, Wed, 10th Apr 2019
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