Antique French Court Lady Signed Miniature Portrait Painting Princess Pignatelli. All from the estate of an affluent European woman with noble Romanian lineage! Today we are delighted to offer for sale a lovely antique French royal court woman miniature portrait painting!
This fabulous late 18th century/19th century portrait is masterfully designed and executed. The painting, executed on bone (or other type of natural material), is oval-shaped and intricately and expertly hand-painted.
It depicts an early to mid 18th century Louis XV-era French noblewoman wearing a lavish midnight blue silk court dress trimmed with cream lace, gold threading, and adorned with gold and sapphire jewels. The young woman has a flawless and pale alabaster visage with beautiful gray eyes. A small pale-blue flower adorns her white powdered wig.
The portrait is signed on the mid right J. Lillot and is mounted in an ebonized wood stepped inset oval frame with ormolu mount and curved glass.The frame is covered on the back with old marbleized paper. The illustrious House of Pignatelli was a Neapolitan family of Italian nobles, clergy, and men of arts and sciences. The portrait presents well and is in very good antique as-found condition, with very minor display wear and patina commensurate with age. Frame has minor surface wear/scuffing. Add refinement and elegance to any fine miniature portraiture collection with this precious piece...
Dimensions (with frame): 6-1/2" in height, 4-3/8" in width, 11/16 in depth. Item(s) will be professionally packed to prevent damage in transit.Feel welcome to message us with further questions or requests for more images, and thank you for looking! Your satisfaction is important to us. It will be our pleasure to leave you great feedback in return! (adjacent to I-95, exit 30, in historic Pawtucket, RI) is the highest volume antiques mall in the American Northeast! We are a magnet for rare and unusual items!
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