Portrait Miniatures and Silhouettes

1 Jul 2003, starting at 14:00 BST.

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This sale is now finished. If you are interested in consigning in future sales, please contact the specialist department. If you have queries about lots purchased in this sale, please contact customer services.


lots

English School, A silhouette of a Gentleman, profile to the left, wearing suit, cravat and top-hat

English School, A town-planner from Bristol, profile to the left, leaning on a table with map, ruler and compasses

Ten Reference Portrait Miniature Reference Books, Foster (J.J.); Chats on Old Miniatures, 1908: Williamson (G.C.); How to Identify Portrait Miniatures, 1909: Hand (S.); Signed Miniatures: Foskett (D.); John Smart, 1964: Samuel Cooper, 1974: Collecting Miniatures, 1979: Lister (R.); The British Miniature, 1951: and three catalogues of the Alnwick Collection, 1921; Pierpont Morgan Collection, 1935; and Wallace Collection, 1935

John Taylor, Henry Reginald Courtenay, Bishop of Exeter (1741-1803), wearing robes and bands

George Roth junior, A pair of portraits of a Lady and Gentleman: she, seated, wearing fur-trimmed white cloak over yellow dress, white headdress and fur muff; he, wearing blue coat and powdered wig en queue

Circle of Thomas Forster, Two portraits of a Lady, called Elizabeth Willet and a Gentleman; she wears a dress with loosely tied scarf and headdress; he wears a coat over his shirt and a tied lawn cravat

George Perfect Harding F.S.A., Heneage Finch, 1st Earl of Nottingham (1621-1682), seated, wearing gold-figured grey brocade robes over puffed white chemise and white lace jabot, he holds a rolled document in his right hand

Continental School, A Classical profile scene of a farmer ploughing with oxen

English School, Lady Elizabeth Courtenay (d.1852), wearing blue shawl, her dark hair upswept

James Warren Childe, Thomas Farrar (1771-1847), wearing coat, waistcoat and stock

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25% on the first £100,000 of the hammer price
20% on the excess of £100,001 and up to £2,000,000 of the hammer price
12% on the excess of £2,000,001 of the hammer price

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