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fleafinder's loves168 of 2546FRANZ WELZ OCTOPUS ART DECO GLASS VASEsigned by nature necklace boho style
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    Posted 4 years ago

    Efesgirl
    (1013 items)

    This was hanging in the back end of the shop in Maastricht, wedged between various other paintings/prints and whatnots. I've seen numerous variations of these portraits and not all of them were signed. Looking online at these, I see they're listed as being 19th Century. The clothing and jewelry of this lady are of the Tudor period.
    I imagine the portrait is painted on a piece of porcelain. The "glass" is either very thin or not glass. It's totally clear - no scratches, no nothing.
    So, who knows about these miniatures?

    Thanks for any help, CW friends!
    Bonnie

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    Comments

    1. Hel1 Hel1, 4 years ago
      You'll fild the best bargains. She is beautiful.
    2. Efesgirl Efesgirl, 4 years ago
      Hel1 - I was quite surprised to find it! I hadn't been to Maastricht in more than 1 1/2 weeks, and just happened to be there today at the right time.
    3. aura, 4 years ago
      One word BEAUTIFUL
    4. Mrstyndall Mrstyndall, 4 years ago
      That is awesome and she is stunning!! She looks very regal!
    5. fleafinder fleafinder, 4 years ago
      i wish there are more of such stuff where i am! very hard to find where i am
    6. filmnet filmnet, 4 years ago
      worth$$$$ if is old.
    7. TassieDevil TassieDevil, 4 years ago
      I really love this Bonnie......don't know anything about them....hope someone can confirm if it is the "real deal" for you!!
    8. Efesgirl Efesgirl, 4 years ago
      @filmnet - I noticed that while I was looking for comparable ones. There seem to be very few of them anywhere online right now.
    9. billretirecoll billretirecoll, 4 years ago
      Do you think it could be Queen Victoria?
    10. Efesgirl Efesgirl, 4 years ago
      bill - I'm sure it's not Victoria. Her clothes and jewelry are of the Tudor period, which was between 1485 and 1603. Would be nice if this portrait was that old!!
    11. Efesgirl Efesgirl, 4 years ago
      Tudor era clothing and jewelry:

      http://www.uvm.edu/~hag/sca/tudor/kideliz.jpg

      The Young Elizabeth, c. 1546
      An example of the sleeve head appearing to be attached directly to the bodice armscye and of the false under-sleeve material matching the underskirt. The pointed waist and apparent absence of a center seam make it difficult to imagine this gown would have a front closure, hidden or otherwise.
    12. jscott0363 jscott0363, 4 years ago
      That's BEAUTIFUL Bonnie!!!
    13. courtenayantiques courtenayantiques, 4 years ago
      What a great find, she is beautiful. I call these 'Piano Key Portraits'
    14. Karenoke Karenoke, 4 years ago
      Really nice find!
      She's pretty, but upstaged by the frame in my personal opinion.
    15. SEAN68 SEAN68, 4 years ago
      Bonnie cherish this forever she's stunning!!

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