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Miniature portrait of Chickasaw brave Kinheche, painted in 1830 by Caroline Dudley of Franklin, Tennessee, est. $10,000-$12,000

1830 miniature portrait of Chickasaw brave a head-turner in Case’s July 9-10 auction

Miniature portrait of Chickasaw brave Kinheche, painted in 1830 by Caroline Dudley of Franklin, Tennessee, est. $10,000-$12,000

Miniature portrait of Chickasaw brave Kinheche, painted in 1830, est. $10,000-$12,000

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. — An abundance of treasures, ranging from an 1830 miniature portrait of a Native American to a Leroy Neiman canvas to a Swiss automaton pocket watch, will cross the block July 9-10 at Case Auctions. Absentee and Internet live bidding will be available through LiveAuctioneers.

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Peruvian sterling silver jewelry box with Inca decoration from the Beltran-Kropp collection, est. $2,000-$4,000

Treasures from South American leaders enliven Auctions at Showplace, May 8

Peruvian sterling silver jewelry box with Inca decoration from the Beltran-Kropp collection, est. $2,000-$4,000

Peruvian sterling silver jewelry box with Inca decoration from the Beltran-Kropp collection, est. $2,000-$4,000

NEW YORK – Auctions at Showplace will present the estate of former Prime Minister of Peru Pedro Gerado Beltran and property from the former President of Venezuela Antonio Guzman Blanco on Sunday, May 8. Absentee and Internet live bidding will be available through LiveAuctioneers.

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Circa-1764 miniature portrait of Lt. Steele of the Royal Welsh Fuziliers, est. $2,000-$3,000

Set your sights on Bruneau’s Historic Arms & Militaria sale, April 9

 Circa-1764 miniature portrait of Lt. Steele of the Royal Welsh Fuziliers, est. $2,000-$3,000


Circa-1764 miniature portrait of Lt. Steele of the Royal Welsh Fuziliers, est. $2,000-$3,000

CRANSTON, R.I. – Bruneau & Co.’s spring Historic Arms & Militaria auction, planned for Saturday, April 9, features more than 300 items focusing on the French and Indian War, the American Revolution, the Civil War, World Wars I and II and modern firearms. Absentee and Internet live bidding will be available through LiveAuctioneers.

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Portrait of Zaga Christ (Sagga Krestos), 1635, Giovanna Garzoni, (Italian, 1600-1670). Watercolor and bodycolor on vellum mounted on card; silver frame is later. Museum Friends Fund. Courtesy of Phillip Mould and Company, London.

Ohio museum acquires important 17th-century portrait miniature

Portrait of Zaga Christ (Ṣägga Krǝstos), 1635, Giovanna Garzoni, (Italian, 1600-1670). Watercolor and bodycolor on vellum mounted on card; silver frame is later. Museum Friends Fund. Courtesy of Phillip Mould and Company, London.

Portrait of Zaga Christ (Sagga Krestos), 1635, Giovanna Garzoni, (Italian, 1600-1670). Watercolor and bodycolor on vellum mounted on card; silver frame is later. Museum Friends Fund. Courtesy of Phillip Mould and Company, London.

OBERLIN, Ohio – The Allen Memorial Art Museum’s gallery of 17th- and 18th-century European art has been reimagined to reveal global stories of encounter and exchange. Central to the new installation is a significant acquisition: a portrait of the Ethiopian traveler Zaga Christ by the Italian artist Giovanna Garzoni. Made in 1635, when the two met at the court of the Duke of Savoy in Turin, Italy, Portrait of Zaga Christ is the earliest known European portrait miniature to depict a Black sitter.

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