Description

    FRENCH SCHOOL (Early 19th Century)
    Portrait of Marianne Mallet le Fort
    Watercolor on ivory laid on card
    2-1/2 x 2 inches (6.4 x 5.1 cm) (oval)
    Inscribed in period handwriting on label, backing cloth verso: Marianne Le Fort. / nee Mallet.

    Note: Because this item contains African elephant ivory, this item can only be sold within the United States.

    PROVENANCE:
    By descent in the family of the present owner for several generations from France to Switzerland to Dallas, Texas.


    Condition Report*:

    Slight frame abrasion along lower edge; very minor abraision in upper right background; possibly in-painted in upper background; not examined out of frame. Note: Because this item contains African elephant ivory, this item can only be sold within the United States.

    *Heritage Auctions strives to provide as much information as possible but encourages in-person inspection by bidders. Statements regarding the condition of objects are only for general guidance and should not be relied upon as complete statements of fact, and do not constitute a representation, warranty or assumption of liability by Heritage. Please note that we do not de-frame lots estimated at $1,000 or less and may not be able to provide additional details for lots valued under $500. All lots are sold "AS IS" under the Terms & Conditions of Auction.

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    Auction Dates
    September, 2014
    13th-14th Saturday-Sunday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 1
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