English School, 19th Century
Two portrait miniatures of a Renaissance Lady and Gentleman: the former, wearing green and purple dress with white and gold floral motifs, pearl necklace, her hair dressed with a turquoise blue hat and pink and white peonies; the latter, wearing black doublet and breeches, gold embroidery to the doublet, white lace cuffs, large gold ring, red hat with full white plume.
Enamel, the former housed in rectangular gilt-metal Empire style frame with velvet mount and pierced laurel leaf cresting; the latter signed on the obverse L.L, erroneously dated 1534 and housed in a gilt wood frame.
Circular, 82mm (3 1/4in) dia.; Rectangular, 117mm (4 5/8in) high respectively (2)