Three (3) small boxes inset with watercolor portrait miniatures, all with velvet lined interiors. 1st item: Cartouche shaped bronze or bronze-color metal trinket or jewelry box with hinged lid inset with a portrait of a young woman wearing a white dress and bonnet with pink ribbon, signed "L. Brun" lower right. 1-1/4" H x 4" W x 4" D. 2nd item: Circular bronze-color metal box with hinged lid inset with portrait of a woman in pink dress with white collar and pink ribbon in her hair. Signed "Lucas" lower right. 1" H x 2 1/3" dia. 3rd item: Gilt metal (possibly brass) oval box with hinged lid inset with portrait of a woman in purple dress and pearls in her upswept hair. 1" H x 2" W x 2-1/2" D. Provenance: the estate of Dr. Howard T. DeHaven, Columbia, TN. CONDITION: Largest box in excellent condition. The two smaller boxes have some clouding at rims of portraits and some wear to gilding on exterior. 2nd item has some paint smudging/staining at edge and in hat ribbon area.
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