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    Zachary Taylor: Reverse Painting Wall Plaque. Some of the most beautiful presidential items in the antebellum period were imported from France. Such is the case with this gorgeous reverse painting on glass of Zachary Taylor, likely issued around the time of his inauguration. It is 2 1/4" x 2 3/4" and is housed in the original 4 1/4" x 4 3/4" ebonized frame. The back has a metal loop for suspension and the miniature is backed with embossed velvet and has a velvet loop for suspension as a necklace or locket. The hand-painted details are exquisite and there is absolutely no flaking as typically seen with these. C'est magnifique! This is the Hake book plate specimen.

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    December, 2012
    11th-12th Tuesday-Wednesday
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