(First Quarter 19th Century)
Three Fine Portrait Miniatures
each watercolor and gum arabic/gouache
including William Doyle (1769-1828), "Gentleman with a Riding Glove", 1813, signed and dated right edge, sight 2-3/8" x 1-7/8"; a "Bearded Gentleman", sight 3-1/8" x 2-1/2"; and "John Paine, (Probably) of Massachusetts", sitter's name inscribed on frame backing, sight 3-1/8" x 2".
The first two glazed in oval rolled gold-plated pendants, the Doyle with plaited hair en verso; and the third glazed in a purple velvet shutter frame.
All three together in a wood and glass presentation case
Provenance: Estate of Dr. Carroll Ball, Jackson, Mississippi.