Ivory miniature of a Cairn Terrier by Keturah Ann Collings, (English, 1862 – 1948)
An ivory rondo miniature of a head study of a Cairn Terrier by Keturah Ann Collings, (English, 1862 – 1948).
Set in Goldsmith’s and Silversmiths in a silver gilt frame, and assayed London 1907, and complete with its original box. Signed bottom right “K Collings”. English, 1907.
Collings (Keturah Anne Beedle) was a portrait artist and miniaturist. On marrying her husband Arthur Albert Collings, she assisted him in his photographic portrait studios in Brighton and Hove in the late 1880s and early 1890s. Around 1905 she opened a studio in 16 North Audley Street, London. The studio was favoured by a number of European Royal Families. The studio was closed around 1913.
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