Portrait Miniatures and Silhouettes

19 Feb 2008, 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

David des Granges (British, circa 1611-1671/2) A Lady, wearing black dress with triple-layered white lawn collar, her brown hair upswept beneath a black cap and veil

French School, circa 1660 A Gentleman, wearing white lawn collar over armour, his brown hair worn long and curling

French School, circa 1750 A Lady, wearing blue fur-trimmed robe patterned with fleur-de-lys over patterned yellow dress and white lace chemise, jewelled and pearl-hung brooch pinned to bodice, her brown hair upswept and dressed with flowers

Christian Richter (Swedish, 1678-1732) A Lady, wearing blue dress over white chemise, her hair curled and worn long

French School, circa 1740 A Lady, wearing blue gown with yellow lining over white chemise, tied at the front with red ribbon, her hair powdered and upswept

Continental School, early 18th Century A diptych of four women in classical robes, one kneeling, one carrying a casket of jewels and one carrying an urn, with a white dog in red collar, on a paved terrace, columns and garden behind

Spanish Colonial School, A double-sided religious reliquary of St. Francis of Assisi; on one side wearing white robes and ermine-trimmed pale green cloak holding a crucifix to his chest in front of an open bible; on the other side in a rocky landscape holding a skull

French School, early 18th Century A Lady, wearing blue dress trimmed with pearls and jewels, red shoulder puffs slashed to reveal white, matching headdress and scarlet cloak, holding a spaniel in her arms

English School, late 18th Century A cream and tan spaniel lying on a tasselled blue cushion, column, red drapery and woodland visible behind

Venetian School, circa 1750 A Lady, wearing costume de bal, white dress trimmed with lace, brown embroidered cloak lined with blue, black hat trimmed with white feathers and pink bow, a mask in her right hand

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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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* 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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