Miniature Signed Portrait of a French Gentleman
A finely painted oval miniature portrait on porcelain of a wealthy/aristocratic gentleman from the second empire period in France. The portrait is in an oval gilt bronze frame set into a rectangular burled walnut outer frame. There is information regarding the name of the sitter and the artist on the back of the porcelain which is difficult to decipher, although the date of 1825 is clear.
Dimensions: 9″H (23cm) x 7″ (18cm)