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miniature framed engraving of child with wooden doll

View Catalog Item - Theriault's Antique Doll Auctions early miniature framed engraving of child with wooden doll

ANTIQUE VICTORIAN LIMOGES GOLD ENAMELED PEARL SAPPHIRE MINIATURE PORTRAIT BROOCH

Antique victorian limoges gold enameled pearl sapphire miniature portrait brooch

Antique Victorian Limoges Miniature Portrait Mounted in Gold, Enamel, Pearl And Sapphire Frame

Princess Zinaida Yusupova

1907 ~ Zinaida painted portrait Miniature ~ Russian Royalty ~ Painting by Vasily Zuyev

Antique French Miniature Portrait Of Madame Dugazon Hand Painted On Ivory And Mounted In A Gilt Bronze Frame  c.19th Century

Antique French Miniature Portrait Hand Painted on Ivory Gilt Bronze Frame Madame Dugazon

© Victoria and Albert Museum, London Miniature of an unknown woman by Richard Cosway, 1775

Portrait of an unknown woman

ALETHEA-SAM-------© Victoria and Albert Museum, London Miniature of an unknown woman by Richard Cosway, 1775

Portrait of a Woman, Said to Be Emma (1765–1815), Lady Hamilton (ca. 1804, Adam Buck, Ivory, 1 1/4" diameter, MET)

1804 Portrait of a Woman, Said to Be Emma Lady Hamilton by Adam Buck (Irish, Cork London). The Moses Lazarus Collection at The Metropolitan Museum of Art.

Francis Cotes, portrait of Selina Chambers (born 1754) with a doll, 1764 - Victoria & Albert Museum, London

Selina Chambers

Francis Cotes, portrait of Selina Chambers (born with a doll, 1764 - Victoria & Albert Museum, London

Hand Painted Miniature Portrait On Ivory Under Glass, Of A Woman With Flowers Set In Gilt Metal Frame - Signed "Nattier"  c.18th Century

Hand painted Miniature Portrait under glass, of a woman with flowers set in gilt metal frame, Jean Marc Nattier, Century.

Lovely antique Georgian / Victorian hand painted photo portrait in an ornate free standing gilt oval frame. An exquisitely painted portrait of a young

Lovely antique Georgian / Victorian hand painted photo portrait in an ornate free standing gilt oval frame. An exquisitely painted portrait of a young

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Before photography, beautifully painted portrait miniatures were the fashionable way to hold on to cherished memories of loved ones

Portrait with Braid. These were commissioned by families and friends to commemorate births, weddings, engagements, deaths, and for those going off to war. "Portraiture was the most popular and sought-after form of painting in Britain from the late 16th century until the mid 19th century because British patrons prized, above all, lifelike portraits of themselves, their family, and their friends," says Mark Evans, senior curator of paintings at London's Victoria & Albert Museum

Portrait Miniatures

Portrait with Braid. These were commissioned by families and friends to commemorate births, weddings, engagements, deaths, and for those going off to war.