- Low Estimate: $300.00
- High Estimate: $400.00
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1st item: Painted wax carved relief bust portrait of a British soldier with trifold cap, ponytail wig, and military attire. Housed under glass in a wooden shadowbox frame with gilt top and sight edges. 2nd item: Miniature portrait depicting the German composer Richard Wagner with neckbeard and beret. Signed "N. Gallio," lower right. Housed under glass in a pierced gilt metal frame within a larger chrome-painted wooden shadowbox frame. 3rd item: Miniature portrait depicting an aristocratic woman in a wide brimmed, feathered hat. Signed lower right, possibly "Harrys." Housed in a round giltwood frame with reed and ribbon edge. 4th-6th items: Three (3) miniature portraits of English ladies, including one (1) depicting "Lady Grey" with her hair piled high, one (1) depicting "Lady Pilkington" with a feathered hat, and one (1) depicting "Lady Hobhouse" with veil and fur boa. All housed under glass with gilt sight edges and placards bearing names in a chrome-painted shadowbox frame. Sights ranging in size from 3" dia. to 14 1/2" H x 4 1/2" W. Frames ranging in size from 4 5/8" dia. to 17 1/2" H x 6 1/4" W. All items late 19th/early 20th century.
CONDITION: 1st item: Minor scattered wear to paint layer. Hairline split to wax at neck. 2nd item: Minute wear to left side. 3rd item: Minute wear to edges. 4th-6th items: Minute scattered wear to edges. Glue residue evident to center portrait; all portraits have shifted slightly in the frame.