Portrait Miniatures & Silhouettes

20 Sep 2005, starting at 14:00 BST.

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

John Field, A silhouette of a Gentleman, profile to the right, wearing coat, frilled chemise and stock

John Field, An Officer, profile to the right, wearing uniform with epaulette; and a Gentleman, profile to the right, wearing coat (hairline crack)

Studio of John Miers, A silhouette of a Lady, profile to the right, wearing fichu and ribbon in her hair; together with a silhouette of a Gentleman, profile to the right, wearing coat, waistcoat, frilled chemise and tied stock, by William Hamlet the elder (2)

Attributed to William Alport, A silhouette of a Gentleman, profile to the left, wearing coat, waistcoat, frilled chemise and tied stock

Attributed to Houghton and Bruce, A pair of silhouettes, probably mother and son; she, profile to the left, wearing bonnet tied with a bow; he, profile to the right, wearing coat with cravat, his hair worn en queue

Edward Foster, A silhouette of a Child, profile to the left, wearing coat with brass buttons and high frilled collar

Mr. Jeffreson, A silhouette of a young Lady, profile to the left, wearing lace-trimmed dress, her hair in an Apollo knot

John Miers, Four silhouettes, of the Reverend Doctor Gilbert Buchanan (b.1750) and his sisters; he, profile to the right, wearing buttoned coat; Mrs. Frances Burrow, profile to the left, wearing lace buffon, her hair in a chignon; Mrs. Sarah Sparrow, profile to the left, wearing lace cap and Elizabeth Buchanan, profile to the right, wearing lace cap with a bow

English School, A silhouette of two girls, full-length, facing each other, both wearing dresses, embroidered tippets and wide-brimmed hats decorated with ribbons, the younger holds a whip, the older holds a doll

Studio of Mrs Isabella Beetham, A silhouette of a Gentleman, profile to the right, wearing coat, waistcoat, tied cravat and catogan wig

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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.

Buyers' Obligations

ALL BIDDERS MUST AGREE THAT THEY HAVE READ AND UNDERSTOOD BONHAMS' CONDITIONS OF SALE AND AGREE TO BE BOUND BY THEM, AND AGREE TO PAY THE BUYER'S PREMIUM AND ANY OTHER CHARGES MENTIONED IN THE NOTICE TO BIDDERS. THIS AFFECTS THE BIDDERS LEGAL RIGHTS.

If you have any complaints or questions about the Conditions of Sale, please contact your nearest customer services team.

Buyers' Premium and Charges

For all Sales categories excluding Wine, Coins & Medals and Motor Cars and Motorcycles:

Buyer's Premium Rates
25% on the first £175,000 of the Hammer Price
20% from £175,001 to £3,000,000 the Hammer Price
12.5% from £3,000,001 of the Hammer Price

VAT at the current rate of 20% will be added to the Buyer's Premium and charges excluding Artists Resale Right.

Payment Notices

Payment in advance: by cash, cheque with banker's card, credit card, bank draft or traveller's cheque.

Payment at collection: by credit or debit card.

Credit card charges: a surcharge of 2% is applicable when using Mastercard, Visa and overseas debit cards.

Shipping Notices

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Subject to CITES regulations when exporting items outside of the EU, see clause 13.

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