Fine Portrait Miniatures

20 May 2009, starting at 14:00 BST.

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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.


lots

Attributed to Michiel van Miereveld (Dutch, 1567-1641) Marie de Medici (1575-1642), wearing dress trimmed with white lace and ribbon rosette, spreading white lace collar, pearl necklace and drop earrings, her hair curled and upswept

English School Two portrait studies, Thomas White (1628-1698), Bishop of Peterborough and Gilbert Burnet (1643-1715), Bishop of Salisbury

English School, circa 1740 A young Gentleman, wearing buttoned frock coat, high tied stock, his left hand tucked into decorated waistcoat, ruffles at the cuff

Robert White (British, 1645-1703) An unfinished portrait of one of Charles II's Bishops, wearing robes and bands, with shoulder-length hair

French School, circa 1570 A Bearded Gentleman, wearing white buttoned doublet and ruff

Flemish School, 16th Century A Gentleman, wearing black doublet, white chemise, black hat and gold pendant, holding a book in his right hand

Circle of Frans Pourbus (Flemish, 1569-1622) A pair of portraits of Rudolph I of Germany (1218-1291) and Gertrude of Hohenberg (c.1225-1281), he wearing flowered green doublet with gold buttons and embroidery and a white lace ruff, she wearing black dress with white lace ruff, pearl necklace and earrings, her brown hair upswept beneath a black hat with plaited band

English School, 17th Century A gold portrait miniature frame, the reverse of pale blue enamel with monogram in white of entwined S beneath a coronet, later bar pin attachment

English School, circa 1710 A pair of portraits of Catherine Nanney (1692-1756) and Janet Nanney (1692-1728), wearing crimson dresses with white underslips and blue and dark grey cloaks respectively

Peter Cross (British, circa 1650-1724) Lady Warwick (d. circa 1689), wearing blue dress over white chemise, a jewelled clasp at her breast, an orange shawl over her left shoulder, her brown hair curled and worn long

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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.

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Buyers' Premium and Charges

For all Sales categories excluding Wine, Coins & Medals and Motor Cars and Motorcycles:
A successful bidder at this sale will be required to pay Bonhams 1793 Limited ("Bonhams") a premium calculated as follows:
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

VAT at 20% will be payable on the amount of the premium.

The premium is payable for the services to be provided by Bonhams in the Buyer's Agreement which is contained in the catalogue for this Sale and for the opportunity to bid for the Lot at the Sale.

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Y CITES

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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.

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