Pair of molded wax miniature portraits of Thomas Waldron Sumner and his wife

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Pair of molded wax miniature portraits of Thomas Waldron Sumner (1768-1849), and his wife Elizabeth Hubbard Sumner (b 1770), of Boston, 1800-1810. Attributed to John Christian Rauschner (1760-after1830) of Frankfurt, Germany and America.

Known for his high-quality solid wax miniature portraits, John Christian Rauschner was born in Germany and was active all along the Atlantic Coast of the United States from 1799 to 1820.

Dimensions: outside dimensions – 9 by 7¾ inches,
height of miniatures – 3½ inches.

 

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