Fine Portrait Miniatures

8 Apr 2010, 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

John Downman, ARA (British, 1750-1824) Mary Montagu, later Lady Templetown (d.1824), seated, wearing grey jacket over striped dress, white fichu and gathered veil held with a grey ribbon at the crown

John Downman, ARA (British, 1750-1824) Jane, Lady Mildmay (1764-1857), three-quarter length with folded arms, wearing white dress, with sky blue waistband, fichu and turban in her powdered hair, a pendent cross about her neck

Richard Cosway, RA (British, 1742-1821) A Lady, full-length, wearing grey dress, white 'Van Dyck' collar and cuff, pearl necklace, black bandeau and ostrich feather in her powdered hair

Studio of John Downman, ARA (British, 1750-1824) Two portraits of Ladies: one, wearing dress, armband and kerchief in her upswept hair; one, profile to the left, wearing dress with fichu and elaborate headdress

John Downman, ARA (British, 1750-1824) Honora Margaretta, Countess of Cavan (née Gould) (d.1813), half-length, profile to the right, wearing white dress with mauve waistband and tasselled white veil in her hair

Studio of John Downman, ARA (British, 1750-1824) A Lady, said to be Sarah Siddons (née Kemble) (1755-1831), wearing blue dress with white ruffle cuffs, fichu and gloves, her powdered hair dressed with white handkerchief

John Downman, ARA (British, 1750-1824) Mrs Smith (née Mills), profile to the left, wearing blue dress with frilled cuffs and collar dressed with ribbons at the corsage and waist, fichu, black ribbon collar, her powdered hair worn in a banging chignon, dressed with white handkerchief

Attributed to Thomas Redmond (British, born circa 1745-1785) A Gentleman, wearing blue coat, white waistcoat, frilled chemise and stock, his powdered wig worn en queue and tied with a black ribbon bow

Marie Anne Fragonard (French, 1745-1823) Marie Maxine Barnéond, wearing brown coat with blue collar, cream chemise and tied white stock, his hair powdered

Abraham Daniel (British, died 1806) A Gentleman, wearing brown coat, gold edged white waistcoat, frilled chemise, cravat and powdered wig

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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

Subject to CITES regulations when exporting items outside of the EU, see clause 13.

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