Fine Portrait Miniatures

24 Jun 2004, 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

William Tassie, James Tassie (1735-1799), profile to the left, wearing coat and cravat

Joachim Smith F.S.A., A pair of profiles of Samuel Beachcroft (d.1796) and his wife Elizabeth (née Seward) (1758-1803): he, facing left, wearing red-trimmed grey coat, matching waistcoat and white lace cravat, his hair powdered and worn en queue with a large black ribbon; she, facing right, wearing cream dress with lace trim, black ribbon choker, small gold hoop earring, black cloak and cream ribbon in her powdered hair, worn in a banging chignon

John Smart, Lady Mary Lowther, wearing white dress and pendant necklace, her hair powdered

George Engleheart, An unfinished portrait of a Lady, profile to the left, wearing white lace collar, stock and bandeau in her powdered hair

Gervase Spencer, A Lady, wearing ermine-trimmed cerise robe over white dress with cerise buttons, black ribbon choker with jewelled pendant, drop pearl earring, strand of pearls in her hair and pearl trimmed cap dressed with flowers and white veil

French School (early 19th Century), A Lady, wearing black dress with white underslip and pearl necklace

Jean André Rouquet, A Gentleman, possibly Sir Edward Lloyd, wearing blue coat, gold figured waistcoat and white cravat

English School, King Charles I, wearing armour, white lawn collar edged in lace and blue sash of the Garter

Charles Boit, A Lady, wearing pink dress with white underslip and pearl bar brooch at her corsage, her dark hair falling over her right shoulder

Christian Friedrich Zincke, A Gentleman, wearing full-bottomed powdered wig, moss-green coat and long white lace jabot

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