**FIVE PORTRAIT MINIATURES OF THE HALL FAMILY, FOUR ATTRIBUTED TO MRS. MOSES B. RUSSELL (CLARISSA PETERS) (AMERICAN 1809-1854).

Est. $9,000-$15,000
Sold: $13,200 ($11,000)

DOUBLE PORTRAIT MINIATURE OF NELLIE AND FANNY HALL. The sisters depicted holding a book of music. Watercolor on ivory, 3 ¼ x 2 ¾ inches, sight. Unsigned. PORTRAIT MINIATURE OF WILLIAM HENRY HALL AT SIXTEEN YEARS OF AGE. The boy holding a red book. Watercolor on ivory, 3 ¼ x 2 ¼ inches, sight. Unsigned. The reverse with handwritten notes identifying the sitter and providing family information. PORTRAIT MINIATURE OF AUGUSTUS HALL. The boy holding a hat with green visor. Watercolor on ivory, 3 ¼ x 2 ¼ inches, sight. Unsigned. The reverse with handwritten notes identifying the sitter and providing family information.PORTRAIT MINIATURE OF RHODA DAME HALL, CIRCA 1840-45. Wearing a lace cap with blue ribbons. Watercolor on ivory, 3 ¼ x 2 ¼ inches, sight. Unsigned. Rhoda Ann Dame married Daniel Hall, Jr. on April 21, 1831 in Salem, Massachusetts and made their home in South Boston.OVAL PORTRAIT MINIATURE OF DANIEL HALL, JR. AMERICAN SCHOOL, NINETEENTH CENTURY. Watercolor on ivory, 2 ¼ x 1 ¾ inches, sight.

Provenance: By descent in the Hall family; Skinner Inc., Boston, June 3, 2007, lots 1-5.(**See conditions of sale regarding restricted materials.)

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