40th YEAR SALE! Miniature Portrait Lena Nankivall-Mitchell

$300.00 was $650


Nr 32 of 40 random objects slashed in 2019 to celebrate our 40 years trading in Melbourne, as a thank you to our clients. Was $650, now $300 (roll of the dice!)

Yes, come December this year we will have been supplying antiques to Melbourne for 40 years.

An exceptionally fine miniature, signed Serres, of Lena Nankival -Mitchell. Lena Nankival was born 18/6/1865 in Melbourne to a prominent family. Her father, Thomas James, who had been born in Truro, Cornwall in 1819 was a pastoralist and merchant banker in Australia. Lena married Dr Henry St John Michell in 1885, and died 5.8 1955 in Kew.
Circa: 1950

Oval is 6,5 cm by 5.5 cm mounted on a velvet and gilt metal panel.

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