Fine Portrait Miniatures
18 Nov 2003, starting at 14:00 GMT.

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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

A pair of late 19th Century carved giltwood display cases, in the rococo style, the glazed hinged tops within scrolling asymmetrical frames with foliate decoration (one with cracked glass) (2)

L'Exposition de la Miniature à Bruxelles en 1912, complied by the Exhibition Committee

Andrew & Nathaniel Plimer, Miniature Painters, compiled by G. C. Williamson

Peter Cross, Mr. Scroop Howe, wearing armour with copper studs, lace jabot and full-bottomed wig

Louis du Guernier, Marguerite Louise d'Orleans (1645-1721), wearing low-cut pink dress with pearl-bordered jewels at her sleeve and corsage, pearl necklace and drop-pearl earring, her hair centre-parted and with ringlets

Samuel Shelley, Margaret Bryan (1770?-c.1816) and her daughters

English School, A mother and child, both wearing white dresses, the mother with pearl in her hair, the baby with lace-trimmed bonnet

Jean François Hollier, A Lady, wearing low-cut white dress, with high waist and spotted sleeves

French School, A Gentleman, wearing grey-blue coat, red waistcoat and tied white stock, sky background

Savinien-Edome Dubourjal, A Gentleman, wearing blue coat, white waistcoat, tied stock and cravat held with red stickpin

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