Swiss Gold Portrait Miniature, circa 1800 Attributed Anton Graff

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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 solder at reverse), fitted box. Anton Graff (1736-1813) was among the most talented portrait artists of Goethe's era. He was known for his sensitive portraits of the nobility and wealthy bourgeois and is considered to have been a forerunner of realism. Measures: 1.75 x 1.50 inches. Ref: Skinner's Fine Jewelry 2007 sold US$2350. Reflections are from original beveled glass. Original Box.

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  • Creator
    Unknown
  • Date of Manufacture
    C.1800
  • Seller Location
    Toronto, Canada
  • Reference Number
    LU3803843111
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