Antique Objects

Portrait Miniature of a Semi-Nude Lady Depicted as Venus Reclining

$1,100.00
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Portrait Miniature of a Jacksonian Era Girl with Long Ringlets of Dark Hair

$550.00
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Portrait Miniature of a Young Girl in Blue Holding a Basket

$650.00
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Portrait Miniature by Pasquier of an Early 19th Century French Gentleman

$500.00
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Portrait Miniature by Marie Aimee-Amelia Fleury, of a Mid Nineteenth Century French Lady

$450.00
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Portrait Miniature C. 1890 of a Late Nineteenth Century American Lady

$450.00
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Portrait Miniature Dated 1811 of Young French Boy of the Napoleonic Era

$500.00
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Portrait Miniature Dated 1793 of a Distinguished Gentleman Seated at a Desk

$1,250.00
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