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Pair of 19th Century Silhouettes
4/12/2014 - Americana: Live Salesroom Auction
American, 19th century. A pair of bust-length silhouettes, one of a lady signed or identified Hannah Harris l.r. and dated 1840 by consignor's note, and one of a gentleman with watercolor painted curtain, identified on verso John R../July 5, 1825/ Born January 12/1806; largest 5.75 x 4.75 in. (sight).

Provenance:  
From the Estate of Kenneth Erwin, Portland, Michigan


Condition:  
Foxing and stains on both.
Sold: $153.75
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