DescriptionAn Addington Frye Jr. Miniature Painting on Porcelain of a Hot Air Balloon Incident, 19th century
2-3/4 inches high (7.0 cm) (sight)
Christie's East, NY
An extraordinary miniature on porcelain depicting three unfortunate gentlemen abandoning a hot air balloon at sea. Case measures 3.5 inches high.
Generally fine with original case; split to plaque in lower left corner with minor pigment and flake loss with resultant tape reinforcement to reverse, with wear commensurate with age.
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