SOLD! for $174.00.
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Group of 19th Century decorative items. Item 1: Shagreen portrait miniature case, lined in red velvet, fits a 2" diameter portrait (3" x 2-1/2" overall). Item 2: Round drum-shaped Sharkskin case with hinged top, lined in beige velvet. 1-1/3" H x 2-7/8" diameter. Item 3: painted papier mache snuff box, green with beige decorations of doves and a classical style column. 2/3"H x 2-3/4"W x 1-1/2"D. Item 4: Miniature tortoiseshell hand mirror with leather back. 2-5/8"L. Item 5: "A Pocket Diary for 1923" with gilt-stenciled tortoiseshell front and back covers and leather spine. Some entries in pencil for various days. 3" x 2-3/8". English, late 19th or early 20th century. Item 6: Miniature portrait on paper, with finely painted watercolor face and silk embroidered hair and clothing. Included is an eglomise glass panel with oval opening that fits the portrait (No frame). Portrait 3-1/4" x 2-5/8", panel 5-3/8" x 4-3/8". Probably English, circa 1800. Provenance: Estate of Salli Shropshire LaGrone, Franklin, TN. Condition: Item 1: a couple of scattered minor stains and spots of light wear, overall very good condition. Item 2: a repaired tear and some scattered wear. Item 3: In overall good condition. Item 4: minor wear and a couple of small flakes to paint. Mirror has some losses and scratches to silvering. Item 5: Book has some scuffs and toning to pages. Item 6: Light grime to subject's neck and chin area, some small chips and scratches to glass panel, otherwise very good condition.