French School, 19th Century A decorative portrait of an 18th Century Gentleman, called the Comte de Gramont, wearing grey coat, white waistcoat, stock and lace cravat, his powdered wig worn en queue
Lot 45Y
French School
19th Century
A decorative portrait of an 18th Century Gentleman, called the Comte de Gramont, wearing grey coat, white waistcoat, stock and lace cravat, his powdered wig worn en queue
£500 - 700
US$ 840 - 1,200
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French School, 19th Century
A decorative portrait of an 18th Century Gentleman, called the Comte de Gramont, wearing grey coat, white waistcoat, stock and lace cravat, his powdered wig worn en queue.
Gilt-mounted on circular ivory perfume vial, the cylindrical mouth with stopper in the form of a dove, the reverse with gilt-mounted aperture, glazed to reveal gilt-metal monogram EAL on plaited hair, the oval gilt-mounts to obverse and reverse taking the form of laurel wreaths.
Oval, 35mm (1 3/8in) high
Provenance: Sotheby's, 2 July 1942, sold to S.H.R. Harris for £8, 10s
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