Portrait Miniatures and Silhouettes

22 Feb 2005, 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

Continental School, A pair of portraits of a brother and sister: he, wearing jacket and wide collar; she, wearing low-cut dress

Sylvester Harding, William Beale (1776-1820), wearing black coat, white waistcoat and frilled chemise

Continental School, The Madonna kneeling next to the Christ child attended by angels, stone interior, a landscape beyond

Scottish School, Charles Edward Stuart (1720-88), the Young Pretender, wearing tartan coat, blue sash and breast star of the Order of the Garter and gold trimmed blue beret with white rosette

English School, Anne (1665-1714), Queen of England (1702-14), wearing blue dress with white underslip, ermine cloak pinned with brooch at her shoulder, strand of pearls across her chest, matching necklace and drop earring, pearl trimmed crown and further pearls in her hair

Dutch School, A Lady, wearing blue dress with white lace collar held with rosette, her blonde hair in ringlets decorated with jewel and rosette, a string of pearls at her neck

The artist signing 'D', A Gentleman, called Clothworthy Rowley (1731-1805), wearing mole-coloured coat and matching waistcoat, lace cravat, his hair powdered and worn en queue

Dutch School, Prince Maurice (1620-1652), wearing yellow doublet, armour breastplate and white lawn collar with tassels, his hair worn long

Manner of Charles Dixon, A Gentleman, wearing blue coat, white waistcoat and lace cravat, his hair powdered and worn en queue

English School, An Officer, called William Sotheby, of the 10th Dragoons, wearing scarlet coat, with yellow collar, silver buttonholes and epaulettes

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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.

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Buyers' Premium and Charges

For all Sales categories excluding Wine, Coins & Medals and Motor Cars and Motorcycles:
A successful bidder at this sale will be required to pay Bonhams 1793 Limited ("Bonhams") a premium calculated as follows:

25% on the first £50,000 of the Hammer Price
20% from £50,001 to £1,000,000 the Hammer Price
12% from £1,000,001 of the Hammer Price

VAT at 20% will be payable on the amount of the premium.

The premium is payable for the services to be provided by Bonhams in the Buyer's Agreement which is contained in the catalog for this Sale and for the opportunity to bid for the Lot at the Sale.

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