Fine Portrait Miniatures

23 May 2007, starting at 14:00 BST.

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A collection of Reference books and catalogues on Portrait Miniatures

Robertson (Emily) Letters and Papers of Andrew Robertson A.M.

Schidlof (Leo R.) The Miniature in Europe, four volumes

Williamson (George C.), George Engleheart 1750-1829 Miniature Painter to George III

Dutch School, mid 17th Century A pair of portraits of a Lady and a Gentleman, probably husband and wife; she wears blue dress with a brooch and double-row of pearls at her neck, further pearls in her blonde hair; he wears black coat, white lawn collar with hanging tassels

Northern European School, Six portraits, four Ladies and two Gentlemen; A lady, wearing starched lace ruff and black dress; A lady wearing blue dress with white trim and pearls; a lady wearing pink dress with lace edging and pearls; a lady wearing yellow dress, white underslip and pearls; a gentleman wearing black ribe with starched white collar; a gentleman wearing armoured breast plate, red bow and lace cravat

Italian School, circa 1620 A Noblelady, wearing brown dress, ruff and black ostrich feather in her hair

French School, circa 1700 A young Gentleman, wearing armour, white jabot tied with a red ribbon bow, his natural hair worn long

English School, circa 1650 A Gentleman, wearing gilt studded armour, chemise and long natural coloured wig

Circle of Alexis-Simon Belle (French, 1674-1734) James the Old Pretender (1688-1766), wearing armoured breast plate, red sleeveless tunic with gold decoration, yellow long sleeved tunic, stock and long natural coloured wig

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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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