Portrait Miniatures & Silhouettes

21 Feb 2006, 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

Six Reference books and a catalogue, Lister (R), The British Miniature, plates, coloured frontispiece, London, 1951; Williamson (G.C.), Portrait Miniatures, plates, some coloured, London, 1910; Coffin (S) and Hofstetter (B), Portrait Miniatures in Enamel, coloured plates, London, 2000; Woodiwiss (J), British Silhouettes, plates, coloured frontispiece, London, 1965; Nevill Jackson (E), The History of Silhouettes, coloured illustrations, London, 1911; Kennedy (H.A.), Early English Portrait Miniatures in the Collection of the Duke of Buccleuch, plates, some coloured, London, 1917 and British Portrait Miniatures, Exhibition Catalogue, plates, signed by Daphne Foskett, Edinburgh, 1965

Jacob Spornberg, A Gentleman, profile to the left, wearing coat, waistcoat, stock and bag-wig

J. H. Gillespie, A pair of profiles of Matilda Bertram and Mary Hadfield, both facing left: the former, wearing turban, black dress and double lace-trimmed collar; the latter, wearing black dress with white lace collar and bead necklace, her hair upswept

P. Savignhac, A Gentleman, profile to the left, wearing coat and cravat

James Ferguson, A pair of portraits of Lord and Lady Foley; he wears coat with turned-back cuffs, frilled shirt and stock, his curled wig terminating in a pigtail; she wears robe over white dress with lace trim, pearls at her neck and under her collar with a large jewelled pendant, a cloak over her arm

Samuel Andrews, A Gentleman, profile to the left, wearing coat, waistcoat and frilled chemise

Continental School, A young Gentleman, wearing coat, striped waistcoat and tied stock

English School, A Nobleman, wearing full-bottomed wig, armour and white cravat

Flemish School, A Nobleman, wearing embroidered gold doublet and wide, white, lace-trimmed collar, blue background

French School, A Nobleman, wearing armour, white jabot and blue sash across his chest

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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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