Georgian minature portrait with black dot white paste. Signed CGAB
A rare brooch featuring a minature hand painted portrait of a georgian noble man surrounded by a row of black dot white paste.
The painting is signed verso CGAB 1814 The artist is believed to be Charles Guilliame Alexandre Bourgeois (1759 – 1832).who was a French physicist and painter.
Some of his portraits are in the Musee de Louvre.
The brooch is missing its glass and the pin is too short – worth restoring to its former glory.
The brooch measures 37x31mm
This rare portrait minature brooch is beautifully presented in a new black leatherette and velvet box.
WEIGHT: 5.7 grams
CONDITION: As above
DATE: Georgian (1714 to 1837)
PRODUCT CODE: BR058