A rare pare of profiles
A rare pare of profiles
A rare pare of profiles

WILLIAM JOHN JOLLIFFE (1738-1798)

A rare pare of profiles

1797 United Kingdom

Offered by Ellison Fine Art

£700 gbp
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the reverse of the Gentleman inscribed in gold Prize/ The Gift/if you love/ the Giver, and gold initials WS within a gold heart shape, the lady has gold monogram JP within a gold circle, and dated 1797, both on black glass
Both with Original Sue McKechnie labels on the reverse

McKechnie suggests that the lockets were probably painted on the occasion of the couple's marriage.
Some blistering on the face of the lady and some minor loss of paint in the Gent's profile
Sotheby's, Sue Mckechnie Collection, 30 July 1979, lot 131
Sue McKechnie, 1979, p. 591, Illustrated Ref 1109 & 1110
Dimensions
Height 4.60 cm (1.81 inches)
Stock Code
4925
Medium
painted on convex glass backed with silk
Signed/Inscribed
one dated 1797
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