English School, circa 1800
Admiral Charles Buckner (d.1811), wearing Admiral's full-dress uniform, blue coat with gold lace and epaulettes with three silver stars, white waistcoat, frilled chemise and stock.
Gold frame, the reverse with blue glass border around glazed aperture to reveal lock of hair tied with split seed pearls on opalescent glass.
Oval, 73mm (2 7/8in) high
Provenance: By family descent