Fine Portrait Miniatures

24 Nov 2010, starting at 14:00 GMT.

Auction information

This auction is now finished. If you are interested in consigning in future auctions, please contact the specialist department. If you have queries about lots purchased in this auction, please contact customer services.


lots

Continental School, circa 1609 Magdalene Sibylle of Prussia (1586-1659), wearing red dress with dark red bodice, the sleeves slashed to reveal white, heavily embroidered with gold throughout, white lace collar and standing ruff, a scarlet ribbon bow at her corsage, gold pendent earrings, her fair hair dressed with scarlet ribbon bows and white lace

Gonzales Coques (Flemish, 1614-1684) Prince Maurice (1620-1652), wearing yellow doublet, armour breastplate and white lawn collar with tassels, his wavy brown hair worn long

English School, circa 1650 A Gentleman, wearing black cloak and white lawn collar, natural hair

English School, circa 1720 Margaret, daughter of Major Harris, wearing white shoulderless robe, pearl necklace and pendent earrings

Continental School, circa 1720 A Mother with her adult son: she, wearing red figured robe over white dress trimmed with lace, gold mantle fastened at her left shoulder, her powdered hair dressed with red and yellow flowers and an enamel jewel; he, wearing blue figured coat and waistcoat, white chemise, stock and cravat, long powdered wig

English School, circa 1660 A Gentleman, wearing gold doublet slashed to reveal white chemise, white cross belt, lace collar with tassels, red mantle and natural wig

English School, circa 1650 A Gentleman, wearing black cloak and white lawn collar

English School, circa 1720 A Lady, wearing blue robe over white dress, gold mantle, her hair falling on her left shoulder

George Jamesone (Scottish, circa 1589-1644) A Gentleman, wearing brown figured doublet embellished with pearls at the shoulder, black waistcoat, white ruff and black hat

School of Sir Peter Lely (British, 1618-1680) A Gentleman, wearing black doublet and lawn collar with tassels, his brown hair falling on his shoulders

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Auction information

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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

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  1. Jennifer Tonkin
    Specialist - Portrait Miniatures
    Bonhams
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