Fine Portrait Miniatures

17 Nov 2004, starting at 14:00 GMT.

Auction information

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

Dutch School, A still life of flowers in a vase on a stone ledge including auriculae, narcissi and old white, pink and red roses, a bird with a pair of cherries in its beak beside a nest on the shelf and bunches of grapes, peaches and a pineapple to the right

Samuel Cooper, A Gentleman of the Townsend family, wearing armour and white lawn collar

Spanish School, A Gentleman, wearing dark grey patterned and slashed doublet and starched white collar

Richard Gibson, A Lady, wearing ochre-coloured dress, with white underdress and jewelled shoulder decoration, large drop pearl earrings, her dark hair curled

Thomas Flatman, A pair of portraits of a Gentleman and Lady; he wears black scholar's robes and a white lawn collar, his shoulder length brown hair curled, landscape background; she wears white dress with blue cloak, pearls at her neck

English School, Colonel Francis Columbine, three-quarter length, wearing armour, golden sash about his waist, white lace jabot and full-bottomed powdered wig tied with a blue ribbon, his left hand on the hilt of his sword, his right hand gesturing to a battle scene with burning castle in the background, to his right, his plumed helmet and roll of parchment on a red hanging

French School, A Noblewoman, wearing bright blue dress bordered with gold, jewelled pendants at her corsage and sleeves, frilled lace neckline, silver cloak, further jewels in her powdered, curled hair

Austrian School, A Nobleman, wearing brass edged armour, white lace cravat, blue sash about his waist, crimson cloak over his left shoulder, collar of the Order of the Golden Fleece and full-bottomed powdered wig

French School, Prince James Edward Stuart, the Old Pretender (1688-1766), as a child, wearing armour and crimson bow at his neck

French School, A young Lady, as Diana, wearing loose cerise pink robes, patterned gauze scarf and flowers in her hair, she holds an arrow and leans on a blue drape, beside further arrows, landscape background

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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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