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    George Washington: 1790 Silhouette on Glass Wall Plaque. 5.5" x 7.5" ebonized plaque with brass acorn hanger housing a colored silhouette on glass of George Washington wearing a rust-colored coat, titled "Washington 1790". There are gold highlights to the wig and coat. The plaque has warped slightly, similar to what happens to paintings executed on wood panels. The back is covered in brown paper and it appears unmolested since the time of manufacture. It is similar to the Aaron Burr silhouette we are selling elsewhere in this catalog. It shows quite a bit of age and seems to be "of the period". These were popular decorations in the Federal period with examples appearing on both sides of the Atlantic.

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    Auction Dates
    November, 2013
    23rd-24th Saturday-Sunday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 2
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