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    Zachary Taylor: Truly Stunning Reverse-on-Glass Portrait in an Ornate Brass Bill of Lading Holder. This reverse painting is found on change purses, box lids, etc. (although all are rare.) However, to our taste this elegant brass piece, with a fully three-dimensional eagle standing guard over Taylor, is the nicest. Also, this particular image seems to have been prone to flaking; at least half the examples we have seen over the years have significant condition issues. This one, however, is pristine, with the most vivid blue-sky background we have ever seen on one of these. Unquestionably one of the prize objects in the Gillette Collection. Overall 2.625" x 5.875", the painted oval 2" x 2.375".

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    Auction Dates
    March, 2008
    1st Saturday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 3
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