Attributed to William Russell Birch (British/American, 1755-1834)
Nancy, Countess of Maynard (d. 1814/5), seated, her left arm resting on a stone plinth and her cheek resting against her left hand, wearing two-tone gold silk dress, white lace cuffs and trim to her décolleté, cream stole with red and green embroidery and matching turban, a small framed bust-length silhouette fastened to a red ribbon bow at her corsage with three pearl strands suspended below, pearl necklace.
Enamel, gold frame, the reverse gilt-metal panel engraved Nancy Countefs of Maynard/ Wife of the late/ Lord Maynard/ died at Naples./ 27 Decbr. 1836.
Oval, 58mm (2 5/16in) high
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