logo
Weekly Auctions of Exceptional Items
Log In
lots of lots
Lot 0020
A miniature portrait painting by Abraham Parsell, done in his recognizable style with somewhat frizzy hair, and the sitter posed with his arm on a chair. Housed in its original cast foliate frame with a rear aperture containing a lock of hair.
The painting is 2 5/16" by 1 7/8", while the overall locket size is 2 1/2" by 2 1/8". Condition is excellent with no chips, cracks, bowing, paint loss or restoration.
Note: Abraham Parsell (1792 - after 1856), a popular American folk miniature painter, was born in Neshanic, New Jersey in 1791. He married Mary Richards in New Jersey on March 23, 1819, and is recorded in New York City directories as living in Manhattan from 1820 to 1856. Examples of Abraham Parsell's work are in many museums, including the collection of the Abby Aldrich Rockefeller Folk Art Museum and the New Jersey Historical Society. An article "Abraham Parsell: Miniature Painter" by Vincent DiCicco and Howard P. Fertig appeared in the anniversary issue of the magazine Antiques and Fine Art.

Shipping:
  • Domestic: Flat-rate of $12.00 to anywhere within the contiguous U.S.
  • International: Foreign shipping rates are determined by destination.
  • Combined shipping: Please ask about combined shipping for multiple lots before bidding.
  • Location: This item ships from New York

    Your purchase is protected:
    Photos, descriptions, and estimates were prepared with the utmost care by a fully certified expert and appraiser. All items in this sale are guaranteed authentic.

    In the rare event that the item did not conform to the lot description in the sale, Jasper52 specialists are here to help. Buyers may return the item for a full refund provided you notify Jasper52 within 5 days of receiving the item.
  • Buyer's Premium

    • 15%

    Abraham Parsell Miniature Portrait c1840

    Estimate $1,100 - $1,500May 23
    Shipping & Payment
    $12 shipping to contiguous United StatesAsk for international & combined shipping rates
    BitcoinVisaMasterCardAmerican ExpressDiscover
    Ships from verified Jasper52 seller #12155 in New York
    Shop all from this seller
    New York, NY, USA