(n/a) 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.
Signed on the obverse with initials and dated J.S./ 1771, gold frame with plaited hair border, the reverse with lock of dark brown hair held with gold wire and seed pearls with a blue glass plaque with seed pearl border, the whole on opalescent glass, brooch pin attachment.
Oval, 38mm (1 1/2in) high
Provenance: By family descent