This is a gorgeous victorian miniature portrait, made around 1870s and signed by the painter "Reynolds." Depicted is a lovely woman with victorian hair style and dress. She has a very thoughtful or pensive expression on her face. The sight has a convex piece of glass on top and is encased in a mini brass frame with laurel leaf decoration, which is mounted on its original velvet. All of this is encased in a larger, newer gilt frame.
The sight measures 2 1/4" x 2 1/4". The larger frame measures 8 1/2" x 8 1/2". The portrait is signed "Reynolds."