Gorgeous antique 19th century miniature portrait hand painted depicting a lovely lady with a slight smile to her rosy lips and honey-colored eyes! Her lush auburn curly hair is held back by a crimson band matching with the bows on her white lace gown. The portrait is striking, masterfully hand painted in bright colors and full of exquisite detail. Artist signed to the lower right of the portrait, Cella. The portrait is housed under convex glass in a gilt bronze frame accented by an elegant final of a ribbon knot bow with a colorful brocaded material at the backing. The frame has an easel and ring hoop for hanging display. Overall the piece is in very good condition.
Frame, including final, measures 4” tall and 3 1/4" in diameter without the final. Portrait measures approx. 2 3/4” in diameter.