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Three (3) Miniature Portraits including one (1) Italian Gentleman and Queen Marie of Prussia, plus 2 Silhouettes, 5 items total. 1st item: Continental School, first half 19th century, miniature rectangular watercolor bust length portrait of a gentleman with dark hair and sideburns in dark coat and white shirt, housed in a giltwood molded frame. Inscriptions en verso with multiple names, including Guillermo de ___ Martinez. Sight – 3 1/4" H x 2 1/2" W. Framed – 7 1/2" H x 8 1/4" W. 2nd item: Oval watercolor on porcelain portrait miniature of Marie of Bavaria, Queen of Prussia (1825-1889), after the 1843 portrait by Joseph Karl Steiler. Queen Marie is depicted as a young brunette woman in white dress and red robe. Unsigned. Inscribed en verso: "Konigin Marie v. Bayern". Porcelain plaque: 3 1/4" H x 2 3/4" W. Framed – 4" H x 3 1/4" W. Late 19th century. 3rd item: Miniature oval watercolor on paper profile portrait of a gentleman in dark coat, housed in ebonized frame with gilt rabbet edge. Illegible writing en verso with possible reference to subject's last name as Livingstone. Sight – 3 1/2" H x 2 3/4" W. Framed – 5 1/2" H x 4 3/4" W. 4th item: Watercolor silhouette of woman with bow in her hair. Sight – 3" H x 2 1/2" W. Framed – 5 1/2" H x 4 1/2" W. 5th item: Cut paper silhouette of woman wearing a bonnet. Sight – 4" H x 3" W. Framed – 5 1/2" H x 4 3/4" W. CONDITION: 1st item: Gap between top of portrait and frame; frame may not be original. Some cloudiness to underside of glass. 2nd item: Oval plaque is loose in frame. Some light grime/residue to upper left edge and 1/4" spot on subject's neck. 3rd-5th items: All items with light toning to background. Silhouettes have some staining to backgrounds. Watercolor silhouette is missing an ornament at the top of the frame and has chips to 2 frame corners.