Nathaniel Hone (Irish, 1718-1784)
A Gentleman, wearing mauve coat and waistcoat with gold lace and buttons to each, white frilled lace chemise and white stock, his powdered hair worn en queue and tied with a black ribbon bow.
Signed on the obverse and dated NH./ 1761., set in fishskin case and housed in rectangular green leather travelling case lined with green silk and velvet.
Oval, 35mm (1 3/8in) high
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