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Fine American 18th Century Portrait Miniature of a Gentleman
Located in West Palm Beach, FL
Fine American 18th century portrait miniature of a gentleman, of a distinguished gentleman in a blue coat, with white silk scarf, measures 2" wide x 2.5" high. Framed in a later (19t...
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18th Century American American Classical Antique Portrait Miniature

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Giltwood, Glass

Fine Mid 19th Century Portrait Miniature of a Woman Wearing a Lace Bonnet
Located in San Francisco, CA
Fine Mid 19th Century Portrait Miniature of a Woman Wearing a Lace Bonnet Finely detailed portrait miniature of an older woman wearing a lace bonnet. No visible signature. Dimensi...
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Late 19th Century Impressionist Antique Portrait Miniature

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Oil

Russian Princess with Tiara and Elaborate Jewelry Portrait Miniature
Located in San Francisco, CA
19th century Russian princess with tiara and elaborate jewelry portrait miniature This young woman is wearing elaborate jewelry and a golden tiara. The miniature measures 1.5" ...
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Late 19th Century Russian Antique Portrait Miniature

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Other

Jacques Bisson Portrait Miniature
Located in Braintree, GB
Jacques Bisson d.1737. French School early 18th.Century. Portrait miniature painting. Body-color on the card. Signed and dated 1723 verso. 8.5 cm. Provenance: Bonhams London 13...
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Early 18th Century Antique Portrait Miniature

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Paint

  • Jacques Bisson Portrait Miniature
  • Antique Jacques Bisson Portrait Miniature
  • Jacques Bisson Portrait Miniature
  • Antique Jacques Bisson Portrait Miniature
H 0.4 in. W 0.4 in. D 3.35 in.
Framed 19th Indian Portrait Miniatures - The Noble Couple
Located in Corsham, GB
A charming pair of Indian portrait miniatures depicting a noble couple, on an unidentifiable white substrate. Presented in simple frame and backing board. Unsigned.
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19th Century Antique Portrait Miniature

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Gouache

Portrait Miniature Pendant with Gold Frame, Late 18th Century
Located in Firenze, IT
SHIPPING POLICY: No additional costs will be added to this order. Shipping costs will be totally covered by the seller (customs duties included). The pendant holding a late 18th ce...
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1790s English Georgian Antique Portrait Miniature

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Ivory

Framed 19th Indian Portrait Miniatures - The Noble Couple
Located in Corsham, GB
A charming pair of Indian portrait miniatures depicting a noble couple, on an unidentifiable white substrate. Presented in simple frame and backing board. Unsigned.
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19th Century Antique Portrait Miniature

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Gouache

Rapetti Portrait Miniature-Charleston Interest
Located in Doylestown, PA
Portrait miniature of a young woman from the Gourdin family, Charleston, C.G. Rapetti (Italian, 19th century). Watercolor, framed in case, signed: C.G. Rapetti Turin. Provenance: Pro...
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19th Century American Antique Portrait Miniature

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Paint

  • Rapetti Portrait Miniature-Charleston Interest
  • Antique Rapetti Portrait Miniature-Charleston Interest
  • Rapetti Portrait Miniature-Charleston Interest
  • Antique Rapetti Portrait Miniature-Charleston Interest
H 1.63 in. W 1.25 in. D .013 in.
19th Century Portrait Miniature of a Young Man with Curly Red Hair
Located in San Francisco, CA
19th century fine portrait miniature of a young man with curly red hair Dimensions 3" x 2.5". The velvet lined mat measures 3.75" x 5". The portrait is in very good condition. ...
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Late 19th Century British Late Victorian Antique Portrait Miniature

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Paper

Portrait miniature after Boucher's portrait of Madame de Pompadour
Located in London, GB
This fine, antique portrait miniature was made after Boucher's famous painting of Madame de Pompadour, the highly celebrated official mistress of King Louis XV of France. It depicts ...
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Late 18th Century Rococo Antique Portrait Miniature

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Silver

Antique 15kt. Yellow Gold and Enamel Portrait Miniature of a Young Noble Lady
Located in Braintree, GB
Antique 15kt. yellow gold and enamel portrait miniature of a young noble lady. Tested positive for 15kt. gold. Made in England, late 18th century. Dimension: L x W x H: 4.5 x 4 x ...
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Late 18th Century Antique Portrait Miniature

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Yellow Gold, Enamel

19th Century Portrait Miniature of a Young Man with Blonde Hair and Blue Eyes
Located in San Francisco, CA
19th century portrait miniature of a young man with blonde hair and blue eyes. Handsome young man with blonde hair and blue eyes. The miniature sits loosely in the frame. The f...
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Late 19th Century British Antique Portrait Miniature

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Other

Portrait Miniature American School, circa 1805
Located in Firenze, IT
SHIPPING POLICY: No additional costs will be added to this order. Shipping costs will be totally covered by the seller (customs duties included). A Gentleman, wearing dark blue coa...
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Early 1800s American American Classical Antique Portrait Miniature

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Gold

Antique Porcelain Portrait Miniature Plaque KPM Style
Located in Vero Beach, FL
Antique porcelain portrait miniature plaque KPM style. This lovely German hand painted oval porcelain plaque is a beautiful and skillful wall hanging portrait of Ruth. It is house...
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Late 19th Century German Baroque Antique Portrait Miniature

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Porcelain, Giltwood

Antique Portrait Miniatures of Fashionable Lady
Located in Firenze, IT
SHIPPING POLICY: No additional costs will be added to this order. Shipping costs will be totally covered by the seller (customs duties included). Enamel portrait of a lady with lon...
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Early 20th Century English Victorian Antique Portrait Miniature

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Ebony

Antique Portrait Miniatures of Fashionable Lady
Located in Firenze, IT
SHIPPING POLICY: No additional costs will be added to this order. Shipping costs will be totally covered by the seller (customs duties included). Enamel portrait of a lady with pow...
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Early 20th Century English Victorian Antique Portrait Miniature

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Ebony

Portrait Miniature of Princess Alexandra V. Bayern, by Stieler
Located in Doylestown, PA
Portrait miniature of Princess Alexandra V. Bayern in a bronze frame, by Joseph Karl Stieler, Germany (1781-1858), signed on the front, titled, and signed again on the back. Finely d...
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Early 19th Century Antique Portrait Miniature

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Bronze

Portrait Miniature a Gentleman, South German, circa 1680
Located in Firenze, IT
SHIPPING POLICY: No additional costs will be added to this order. Shipping costs will be totally covered by the seller (customs duties included). A gentleman in silver-studded armo...
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Late 17th Century German Baroque Antique Portrait Miniature

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Copper

Georgian Child Puppy Dog Portrait Miniature Box Hand Painted Antique
Located in New York, NY
This is a very early and rare Museum Quality Georgian hand painted portrait miniature box with an extraordinary image of a child with a puppy dog and sitting on a rocky outcrop in a ...
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Early 19th Century Georgian Antique Portrait Miniature

Georgian Circa 1825 Gold Cannetille Portrait Miniature Mourning Bracelet
Located in Lombard, IL
Rare Georgian Circa 1820 Gold Cannetille portrait miniature mourning flexible bracelet- centralized fine rendered portrait miniature under glass depicting a young gentleman in formal...
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Early 19th Century Georgian Antique Portrait Miniature

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Gold, 18k Gold

English School Early 18th Century Portrait Miniature Painting of a Gentleman
Located in Braintree, GB
English School Early 18th Century Portrait Miniature painting of a Gentleman. Oil on card. Circa.1720. 4.3 cms. Provenance Timothy Clowes Collection.
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Early 18th Century British Antique Portrait Miniature

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Paint

17th-18th Century Spanish Portrait Miniature, Noblewoman on Tortoiseshell
Located in Doylestown, PA
Oval portrait Miniature on tortoiseshell of a noblewoman, probably Spanish, 17th-early 18th century. In original beautiful bronze molded frame. Image size: 3 3/4" H x 3" W.
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Early 18th Century European Baroque Antique Portrait Miniature

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Shell, Paint

Antique Box Hand Painted Portrait Miniature French Lady in Hat
Located in New York, NY
A beautiful dresser box with a hand painted portrait miniature of a woman in her hat. The miniature is beautifully done wihth a lovely face, gorgeous hat and stunning diaphanous dre...
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19th Century Victorian Antique Portrait Miniature

Portrait Miniature Jean-Baptiste Couvelet, French, 1772-1830
Located in Firenze, IT
SHIPPING POLICY: No additional costs will be added to this order. Shipping costs will be totally covered by the seller (customs duties included). A girl, head and shoulders, her da...
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Late 18th Century French Louis XVI Antique Portrait Miniature

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Oak

17th-18th Century Spanish Portrait Miniature, Noblewoman on Tortoiseshell
Located in Doylestown, PA
Oval portrait Miniature on tortoiseshell of a noblewoman, probably Spanish, 17th-early 18th century. In original beautiful bronze molded frame. Image size: 3 3/4" H x 3" W.
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17th Century Spanish Antique Portrait Miniature

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Shell

Georgian Child Flower Locket Pendant Gold Portrait Miniature Necklace
Located in New York, NY
This is a very early and rare Museum Quality Georgian Locket Pendant Necklace with an extraordinary hand painted portrait miniature of a child in a field of grass with a bouquet of r...
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Early 19th Century Georgian Antique Portrait Miniature

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Gold, 10k Gold, Rose Gold

19th Century Portrait Miniature of a Man with a Yellow V-Neck Collar
Located in San Francisco, CA
Fine 19th century portrait miniature of a man with a yellow V-neck collar A wonderful antique oil portrait of a distinguished gentleman. Dimensions 2.5" x 3". (with frame). ...
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Late 19th Century British Antique Portrait Miniature

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Other

Antique Brass & Pietra Dura Portrait Miniature Painting George Washington, 1880
Located in Portland, OR
A fine, antique brass easel with Pietra Dura panels and three portrait miniature paintings, circa 1880. The brass easel of triangular form and finely pierced and engraved, having thr...
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1880s American American Empire Antique Portrait Miniature

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Brass

Swiss Gold Portrait Miniature, circa 1800 Attributed Anton Graff
Located in Toronto, ON
Antique Portrait Miniature original beveled crystal, Swiss, C.1800, attributed Anton Graff, depicting a boy with pull toy and orange tree, foliate gold (tests as 18K) frame (minor so...
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Late 18th Century Antique Portrait Miniature

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Gold

Portrait Miniatures of a Gentleman, Edward William Thomson 'British 1770-1847'
Located in London, GB
A Portrait miniatures of a gentleman, seated wearing black in a Victorian interior. This is a Watercolour that has been well painted, by Edward William Thomson (1770-1847) signed an...
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1870s British Antique Portrait Miniature

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Paint

Georgian Child Dove Bird Locket Pendant Portrait Miniature Necklace Hand Painted
Located in New York, NY
This is a very early and rare Museum Quality Georgian Locket Pendant Necklace with an extraordinary hand painted portrait miniature of a child with a dove bird. The portrait miniatu...
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Early 19th Century Georgian Antique Portrait Miniature

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Gilt Metal

Swiss Gold Portrait Miniature circa 1800 Attributed to Anton Graff
Located in Toronto, Ontario
Antique Portrait Miniature original beveled crystal, Swiss, circa 1800, attributed to Anton Graff, depicting a boy with pull toy and orange tree, foliate gold (tests as 18-karat) fra...
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Late 18th Century Antique Portrait Miniature

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Gold

Portrait Miniature Louis of France, '1661-1711' Le Grand Dauphin
Located in Firenze, IT
SHIPPING POLICY: No additional costs will be added to this order. Shipping costs will be totally covered by the seller (customs duties included). Louis of France (1661-1711), 'Le ...
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Early 18th Century British Georgian Antique Portrait Miniature

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Brass

Portrait Miniature French School, ca.1775 Archduchess Maria Carolina of Austria
Located in Firenze, IT
SHIPPING POLICY: No additional costs will be added to this order. Shipping costs will be totally covered by the seller (customs duties included). Portrait of a lady, possibly Archd...
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Late 18th Century French Louis XVI Antique Portrait Miniature

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Gold Plate

Georgian Child Parrot Bird Portrait Miniature 14 Karat Gold Hand Painted Pendant
Located in New York, NY
This is a very early and rare Museum Quality Georgian hand painted portrait miniature of a girl child with a bird which appears to be a parrot or raven or crow and is framed in a 14 ...
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Early 19th Century Georgian Antique Portrait Miniature

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Gold, 14k Gold, Yellow Gold

Victorian Portrait Miniature Pendant, Locket, Hairwork, 9 Karat Yellow Gold
Located in NEWARK, GB
A very fine antique portrait miniature in gold with a pendant fitting. It is a large piece with a rich 9 karat gold bezel frame with glazed covers either side, the front features th...
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19th Century Late Victorian Antique Portrait Miniature

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Yellow Gold

Antique Portrait Miniature of Thomas Osborne, 1st Duke of Leeds
Located in Braintree, GB
Antique portrait miniature of Thomas Osborne, 1st Duke of Leeds Dimension: W: 6 cm H: 8 cm In miniature is depicted Thomas Osborne, wearing a suit of armour. Watercolour ...
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Late 17th Century British Antique Portrait Miniature

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Animal Skin

Victorian 14 Karat Hand Engraved Locket Portrait Miniature Watch Key
Located in Towson, MD
Truly charming Early Victorian 14kt yellow gold watch key. The outside of the watch key is hand engraved on the front. It's also hand engraved with the initials "CCC" on the reverse....
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1850s Early Victorian Antique Portrait Miniature

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14k Gold

Pair Portrait Miniature Paintings, Young Lady Signed J.B. Royby
Located in London, GB
This very nice pair was painted in second half 18th century Hand painted wearing wonderful gowns, multi-strand pearl necklaces, within the original gilt metal frames. height 4 1/4...
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Late 18th Century French Antique Portrait Miniature

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Bronze

Eugene Fontenay, Etruscan Revival Portrait Miniature and Gold Brooch
Located in New York, NY
The rectangular matte enamel portrait hand painted on porcelain, of mythological theme depicting Hebe, the goddess of Youth feeding her father Zeus in the guise of an eagle, amid an ...
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Late 19th Century Antique Portrait Miniature

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18k Gold, Enamel

19th Century English School Portrait Miniature of Royal Sitter King George IV
Located in Braintree, GB
Antique 19th century English school portrait miniature of Royal sitter king George IV ( 12 August 1762 – 26 June 1830) half-length, in red coat and wearing the Order of the Garter...
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19th Century British George IV Antique Portrait Miniature

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Metal

Antique French Enamel Ormolu Bronze Dresser Set with Portrait Miniatures
Located in New Orleans, LA
This lovely 19th century dresser set consists of two brushes and a mirror. The nice shade of lavender enamel is particularly appealing and feminine. Miniatures after Anatole Vely (18...
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19th Century French Antique Portrait Miniature

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Enamel, Ormolu

Victorian Spaniel Brittany Dog Ring, Portrait Miniature Dog Ring, 9k Gold
Located in PARIS, FR
Victorian Spaniel brittany dog ring in rose gold 9 karats. Antique ring with a painted miniature, showing a sitted dog, looking to the right. It is most probably a hunting dog, Spani...
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1880s Victorian Antique Portrait Miniature

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9k Gold, Rose Gold

Portrait Miniature of Sir George Douglas, Baronet by J.C.D. Engleheart, 1821
By John Cox Dillman Engleheart
Located in Brooklyn, NY
A very fine likeness of handsome nobleman Sir George Douglas, inscribed on the reverse "Engelheart fecit 1824 London." The painting is contained in a beautifully cast bronze doré fra...
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1820s English Regency Antique Portrait Miniature

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Bronze

American Victorian Maria Judson Strean Portrait Miniature Pendant in 15K Gold
Located in Lauderdale by the Sea, FL
Presenting this beautiful and rare watercolor portrait by one of America's foremost female miniature portrait artists, Maria Judson Strean (1865–1949). This never before seen piece o...
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1890s Victorian Antique Portrait Miniature

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15k Gold, Rose Gold, Gold

Thomas Heathfield Carrick, Miniature portrait of a gentleman
Located in Harkstead, GB
A very delicately painted portrait miniature on marble of a distinguished looking gentleman. Superb detail and colour - a very striking piece and a rare example of a work by this fir...
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Mid-19th Century Victorian Antique Portrait Miniature

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Marble

Thomas Heathfield Carrick, Miniature portrait of a young gentleman
Located in Harkstead, GB
A very delicately painted portrait miniature on marble of a handsome young gentleman. Superb detail and colour - a very striking piece and a rare example of a work by this first rate...
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Mid-19th Century Victorian Antique Portrait Miniature

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Marble

French Miniature Portrait of Marie Antoinette
Located in London, GB
This portrait miniature, which depicts Marie Antoinette, is after a famous original by Le Brun. The current miniature is finely and skillfully painted, rendering an accurate represen...
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19th Century French Louis XVI Antique Portrait Miniature

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Metal, Enamel

  • French Miniature Portrait of Marie Antoinette
  • French Miniature Portrait of Marie Antoinette
  • French Miniature Portrait of Marie Antoinette
  • French Miniature Portrait of Marie Antoinette
H 13.78 in. W 9.45 in. D 0.79 in.
A Rare Anglo Indian Double Miniature Portrait Picture Frame, Circa 1890
Located in Ottawa, Ontario
The freestanding cartouche-shaped tinned copper frame embossed overall with scrolling leafy vines surrounding a pair of open oval reserves flanked on either side by embossed motifs o...
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Late 19th Century Indian Anglo-Indian Antique Portrait Miniature

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Copper, Tin

Antique Miniature Portrait with an 18-Karat Yellow Gold Frame & Fitted Case
Located in Hamilton, Ontario
This well executed miniature portrait was made in England in approximately 1900 in the period Edwardian style and comes with its original fitted leather case. The painting is unsigne...
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Late 19th Century English Edwardian Antique Portrait Miniature

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Gold

J. Forst - A Pair of Early 20th Century Miniature Oil Portraits of Fishermen
Located in Corsham, GB
A charming pair of miniature portrait paintings depicting fishermen drinking and smoking pipes. Both artworks are identical in size and have plaques inscribed 'J. Forst' although the...
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Early 20th Century Victorian Antique Portrait Miniature

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Oil, Board

Miniature portrait of a Gentleman 
Located in Lincoln, GB
Miniature portrait of a Gentleman  Early 19th Century, watercolour on paper c. 1840
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1840s Antique Portrait Miniature

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Watercolor

MINIATURE - L'Empereur Napoleon Ier
By Jacques Lienard
Located in Paris, FR
Jacques Lienard 1779-1848 French L'Empereur Napoléon Ier (The Emperor Napoléon The First) Miniature on Porcelain Signed on the center of the composition, on the left side. Porcel...
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19th Century Antique Portrait Miniature

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Porcelain

Early 19th Century French Gold Box with Enamel and Miniature Portrait
Located in Dallas, TX
Presenting another gorgeous little early 19th century, French Powder-Snuff Box. Box made with 18-carat Gold with beautiful chasing around the sides. Hinged lid profusely inlaid wi...
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Early 19th Century French Grand Tour Antique Portrait Miniature

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Gold, Enamel

Early 19th Century Watercolour - Two Sisters - Pair of Miniature Portraits
Located in Corsham, GB
A beautiful example of early 19th century watercolour miniature portraits in their original rosewood frames. These two portraits, showing two young women in matching dresses, have a ...
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19th Century Antique Portrait Miniature

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Watercolor

Early 19th Century Watercolour - Two Sisters - Pair of Miniature Portraits
Located in Corsham, GB
A beautiful example of early 19th century watercolour miniature portraits in their original rosewood frames. These two portraits, showing two young women in matching dresses, have a ...
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19th Century Antique Portrait Miniature

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Watercolor

Miniature Antique American Portrait Painting of a Young Woman in original Frame
Located in Buffalo, NY
A darling antique American miniature portrait of a young woman in period clothing. This beautifully rendered portrait is signed somewhat illegibly but what appears to be Fisk Moore....
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1880s Realist Antique Portrait Miniature

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Paper, Watercolor

Antique French 19th Century Princess Louise of France Miniature Portrait
Located in Braintree, GB
Antique French 19th century a young Princess Louise of France, later Duchess of Berry hand-painted watercolour portrait miniature mounted in 950. silver. Made in circa 1830. Hallma...
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1830s Georgian Antique Portrait Miniature

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Silver

French Enamel Portrait Plaque of 'Night' in Enamel Frame
Located in West Palm Beach, FL
French enamel portrait plaque of 'Night' in enamel frame, fine transitional Art Nouveau to Art Deco Enamel work. The enameled beauty portrayed in landscape with the moon and stars, s...
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Early 20th Century French Belle Époque Antique Portrait Miniature

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Metal, Copper

19th Century English Painted Portrait in a Box Signed by Chester Dennery
Located in Esbeek, NL
First half of the 19th century painted portrait, depicting Newark Hudson. Signed by Chester Dennery, England. Bronze gilded frame.
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Early 19th Century English Antique Portrait Miniature

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Paint

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Antique Portrait Miniature For Sale on 1stDibs

Choose from an assortment of styles, material and more with respect to the antique portrait miniature you’re looking for at 1stDibs. An antique portrait miniature — often made from metal, wood and paint — can elevate any home. Whether you’re looking for an older or newer antique portrait miniature, there are earlier versions available from the 18th Century and newer variations made as recently as the 20th Century. An antique portrait miniature is a generally popular piece of furniture, but those created in Victorian, Empire and Georgian styles are sought with frequency. John Cox Dillman Engleheart, De Herck and Dresden Porcelain each produced at least one beautiful antique portrait miniature that is worth considering.

How Much is a Antique Portrait Miniature?

An antique portrait miniature can differ in price owing to various characteristics — the average selling price 1stDibs is $1,440, while the lowest priced sells for $89 and the highest can go for as much as $31,517.