James Reily (Irish, 1730-1780)
A Gentleman, wearing blue coat with white facings, pink borders edged with gold to his collar and facings, white stock and frilled lace chemise, his powdered wig worn en queue and tied with a black ribbon bow.
Signed on the obverse and dated J.R./ 1774, gilt-metal mount with border of laurel leaves and pierced ribbon cresting, mounted on rectangular metal plate.
Oval, 38mm (1 1/2in) high
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