This so-called transformation miniature of a young woman
painted in oil on copper, is accompanied by a set of 18 mica sheets enhanced with hairstyles, outfits and various female or male accessories.By superimposing the different transparent micas sheets on her image, the young woman can turn to transform and disguise herself as a nun, court jester, monk, etc., thus creating multiple different characters.
Everything takes place in an embossed leather case that can be closed with a hook
It is an entertainment dating from the end of the 17th century which was very popular in all European courts.
Most of the known this portrait minature are kept in museums
1 500 €