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Estimate: £1,000 - £1,500
ca. US$1,475 - US$2,212
Price realised:  £1,500
ca. US$2,212
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THREE ITALIAN PORTRAIT MINIATURES: ONE BY FRANCESCO LANDOLFI (ITALIAN, FL. 1800-1820), ANOTHER BY FRANCESCO EMANUELE SCOTTO (ITALIAN, 1756-1826)
19TH CENTURY
THREE ITALIAN PORTRAIT MINIATURES: ONE BY FRANCESCO LANDOLFI (ITALIAN, FL. 1800-1820), ANOTHER BY FRANCESCO EMANUELE SCOTTO (ITALIAN, 1756-1826) 19TH CENTURY Donna Maria Agata Moncada (1803-1862), later Principessa di Satriano Filangieri, in white muslin dress with lace inserts, citron-set blue ribbon, coral beads and drop-pendant earring, sky background, by Francesco Landolfi, signed 'Landolfi' (mid-left); together with a lady, in white muslin dress with Renaissance-style sleeve, coral double-strand necklace, drop-pendant earring, and comb adorning her dark hair, by Francesco Emanuele Scotto; together with a lady, in white dress with floral corsage, ermine mantle, flowers adorning her powdered hair, after Rosalba Carriera all on ivory ovals: 2½ in. (65 mm.) high, in square ormolu frame with stamped acanthus border, anthemion spandrels and réverbère gold mount, 2 3/8 in. (60 mm.) and 2 7/8 in. (74 mm.) high, gilt-metal mounts within rectangular ebonised wood frames A vellum label affixed to the reverse of the portrait miniature by Landolfi is inscribed ' La Princessa di Satriano Filangieri 1818. '. (3)

Informations about the auction
Auction house: Christie's
Title: Centuries of Style: Silver, European Ceramics, Portrait Miniatures and Gold Boxes
Date of the auction: 10 Jun 2010
Address: Christie's
10 June 2010, London, King Street