Portrait Miniatures & Silhouettes

2 Sep 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

John Miers (British, circa 1758-1821) A silhouette of a child, profile to the right, wearing frilled collar; together with a similar profile of a child, by Samuel Houghton (British, d.1796) (2)

Arthur Lea (British, 1768-1828) A silhouette of Admiral Sir Thomas Foley GCB (1757-1833), profile to the left, wearing coat with epaulette, waistcoat and frilled chemise, his hair worn in a pigtail

Johan Wilhelm Carl Way (Swedish, 1792-1873) Sir Peter Paul Rubens (1577–1640), wearing black cloak over frilled white collar and gold chain, a broad-brimmed hat with plume on his head

English School, circa 1740, A Gentleman, wearing blue coat and tied white cravat, his powdered wig worn long and curling

Continental School, circa 1760 A Gentleman, wearing brown coat over white chemise and tied white stock

Continental School, circa 1700 A Lady, wearing yellow dress threaded with pearls, white lace bonnet, pearl choker and pendent earring

English School, 18th Century A Gentleman, possibly John Knox (c.1514-1572), profile to the right, wearing black fur-trimmed robe and cap

Edward Vaughan (British, active 1772-1814) A pair of portraits of a Gentleman and a Lady, he wearing blue coat, white waistcoat, frilled chemise and black solitaire, his hair powdered, she wearing peach-coloured dress trimmed with white lace, her curled and powdered hair upswept beneath a white bonnet trimmed with lace and feathers and tied beneath her chin

George Engleheart (British, 1750/3-1829) A Lady, wearing blue open robe with white fur trim over white chemise, her powdered hair upswept and dressed with blue ribbon

Peter Paul Lens (British, 1714-1750) A Lady, called Madeleine Chemin, wearing blue dress with lace underslip, her hair upswept

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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.

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Buyers' Premium and Charges

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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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Lot symbols
Y CITES

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

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