A double sided portrait miniature of an Officer and his wife, late 18th century, watercolour on ivory
A double sided portrait miniature of an Officer and his wife, late 18th century, watercolour on ivory
A double sided portrait miniature of an Officer and his wife, late 18th century, watercolour on ivory

IRISH SCHOOL (1700-1800)

A double sided portrait miniature of an Officer and his wife, late 18th century, watercolour on ivory

1795 Ireland

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£1,200 gbp
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He wears scarlet uniform with yellow facings, silver buttons and silver epaulette: she wears a white dress trimmed with blue ribbon
set in the original gold frames with plaited hair borders on each side

The double sided portrait was likely to have been commissioned as a wedding token
Minor spot of paint loss on the miniature of the Lady at 5 o'clock
Comerford Collection at the Irish Architectural Archives in Dublin, in 2009.
The Comerford Collection: Portrait Miniatures (Dublin, privately published, 2009), pp .9, 37 (# 137r, 137V)
Dimensions
Height 4.50 cm (1.77 inches)
Stock Code
4631
Medium
watercolour on ivory
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