C1829 Miniature of Flowers in Ormolu and Tortoiseshell Frame
This charming George IVth circular miniature painting of a floral spray is also signed and dated 1829, right at the end of the Georgian period.The diameter is 9.5 cm. The condition is not great at close inspection. There is a crack in the ivory(?) support for the painting. The tortoiseshell frame has been repaired. Nevertheless it is an evocative souvenir of a supremely glamorous age. Even the wonderfully educational TV show "Horrible History" features the "Gorgeous Georgians".
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