RARE 18th CENTURY GEORGIAN faux TORTOISESHELL FRAMED HAND PAINTED PORTRAIT MINIATURE. This is a Beautiful 18th Century Georgian faux TORTOISESHELL framed Hand Painted Portrait Miniature of a young lady, i would date this to circa 1780 making it nearly 240 years old, it is beautiful framed in faux TORTOISESHELL with gold colour pin head decoration to all four corners, this decoration is very typical of the 18th century, you will then see the painting itself is framed with a raised oval framed which i believe is either blonde faux TORTOISESHELL or horn, the patina to the frame is stunning, now on the the hand painted miniature portrait, it is so finely painted, the detailing is breath taking, i have been advised that this may possibly be a hand painted Miniature Portrait of. She is wearing a very detailed cream dress with a knotted cross over to the chest, with a gold color sash to the waist, she then has a beautiful pale blue fur trimmed maybe ermine shawl draped over her shoulders, she has the most stunning ornate large hat with plums of feathers sitting upon her high powdered hair, the detailing to her face is absolutely beautiful, this was the fashion in the 18th century Georgian period, to the back it has a black paper like material and a little velvet ribbon for hanging, the quality of the craftsmanship is super, this will add something very special to any collection. The item "RARE 18th CENTURY GEORGIAN faux TORTOISESHELL FRAMED PORTRAIT MINIATURE" is in sale since Thursday, August 16, 2018. This item is in the category "Antiques\Silver\Solid Silver\Other Solid Silver".
The seller is "silver_treasures" and is located in ledbury. This item can be shipped worldwide.