Fine Portrait Miniatures

21 May 2008, 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

George Engleheart (British, 1750/3-1829) A Gentleman, wearing black coat and waistcoat, tied white stock and powdered wig

John Smart (English, 1742/43-1811) Thomas Russell (1750-1814), wearing pale grey coat and waistcoat trimmed with gold braid and buttons, white stock and lace cravat, his hair worn en queue

Attributed to Philip Jean (British, 1755-1802) Mr Baynham, wearing blue coat with gold buttons, white waistcoat with gold trim, tied lace cravat and powdered wig worn en queue with a black ribbon bow

English School, circa 1775 A Lady, wearing white satin dress with blue fur-lined open robe, the puffed sleeves slashed to reveal white chemise, her upswept brown hair elaborately curled and plaited, and dressed with bandeau, pearls and veil

Attributed to Jeremiah Meyer, RA (British, 1735-1789) A Gentleman, wearing violet coat, the collar bordered with gold, over white waistcoat and tied white stock

Thomas Redmond (British, born circa 1745-1785) A Gentleman, wearing red coat, green waistcoat and frilled white cravat, his hair powdered

Charles Shirreff (Scottish, circa 1750-circa 1809) Lady Wigram (1767-1841), wearing pale blue dress with short sleeves over white chemise, white gauze fichu, tied yellow ribbon at her breast, her brown hair worn long and curling and dressed with pearls

Horace Hone, ARA (Irish, circa 1756-1825) A Lady, wearing brown dress with ruffled white fichu, her light brown hair worn long and curling beneath a black hat trimmed with blue ostrich feathers

Richard Crosse (British, 1742-1810) Sir Evan Nepean, 1st Baronet (1751/3-1822), wearing dark blue coat with large brass buttons, white waistcoat, frilled shirt, his hair powdered

James Scouler (British, circa 1740-1812) A Gentleman, wearing red coat with green collar and silver buttons, yellow waistcoat, frilled chemise, stock and powdered wig, worn en queue, and tied with black ribbon

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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.

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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.

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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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