Portrait Miniatures & Silhouettes

5 Sep 2006, 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

Continental School, A Cardinal, wearing skull-cap, robes and cross suspended from a ribbon at his neck

Flemish School, A Gentleman, wearing long powdered wig, lace jabot and brown robe

Continental School, A Gentleman, wearing black coat, red jerkin and white shirt

English School, A Gentleman, wearing robe embroidered with foliate decoration, lace jabot and full bottomed wig

Gervase Spencer, A Gentleman, wearing gold-edged Royal blue coat, white waistcoat, frilled chemise and powdered wig worn en queue

French School, A Gentleman, wearing dark brown coat, white chemise and tied white stock

Jeremiah Meyer R.A., A Lady, wearing ermine-trimmed blue open robe, choker of crossed strands of pearls, drop pearl earring and pearls in her upswept hair

Modest School, Four miniatures: three Gentlemen; one wearing blue coat with red collar, white cravat, powdered wig worn en queue tied with a black ribbon; another Gentleman, wearing blue coat red collar, patterned buff coloured waistcoat, white chemise, powdered wig worn en queue and tied with a black ribbon; a Gentleman, wearing pale blue coat, beige stripped waistcoat, white cravat and powdered wig; together with a Lady, painted en grisaille in eighteenth century costume

After Jean Baptiste Greuze, 'The Dreamer', a Lady lying against a crimson cushion

French School, A Lady and a Gentleman: he wearing frilled white chemise, white stock, green waistcoat, grey coat, his hair worn en queue, tied with a black ribbon

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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

For information and estimates on domestic and international shipping as well as export licences please contact Bonhams Shipping Department.

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Exempt from tax

Zero rated for VAT, no VAT will be added to the Hammer Price or the Buyer's Premium.

* Import low rate

VAT on imported items at a preferential rate of 5% on Hammer Price and the prevailing rate on Buyer's Premium.

Y CITES

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

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