ATTRIBUTED TO MRS. MOSES B. RUSSELL (CLARISSA PETERS) | MINIATURE PORTRAIT OF A GIRL IN A WHITE DRESS WITH HER CAT AND DOG
Estimate: 3,000 - 5,000 USD
ATTRIBUTED TO MRS. MOSES B. RUSSELL (CLARISSA PETERS)
MINIATURE PORTRAIT OF A GIRL IN A WHITE DRESS WITH HER CAT AND DOG
watercolor on ivory
3 ¾ by 2 ⅞in.
Please note that Sotheby's has obtained a license from the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation and is authorized to sell this item containing ivory.
There is a small crack approx. 1/2 in. at lower left through the back end of the little dog as well as inpainting.
In response to your inquiry, we are pleased to provide you with a general report of the condition of the property described above. Since we are not professional conservators or restorers, we urge you to consult with a restorer or conservator of your choice who will be better able to provide a detailed, professional report. Prospective buyers should inspect each lot to satisfy themselves as to condition and must understand that any statement made by Sotheby's is merely a subjective qualified opinion.
NOTWITHSTANDING THIS REPORT OR ANY DISCUSSIONS CONCERNING CONDITION OF A LOT, ALL LOTS ARE OFFERED AND SOLD "AS IS" IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE CONDITIONS OF SALE PRINTED IN THE CATALOGUE.
Skinner Inc., Boston, Massachusetts, American Furniture & Decorative Arts, March 3, 2013, sale 2640B, lot 254.