John Smart (British, 1742-1811) A Gentleman, wearing lilac coat and waistcoat lined with turquoise blue fur, white stock and lace cravat, black stock loosely tied, his powdered wig worn en queue and tied with a wide black ribbon bow
Lot 29Y
John Smart
(British, 1742-1811)
A Gentleman, wearing lilac coat and waistcoat lined with turquoise blue fur, white stock and lace cravat, black stock loosely tied, his powdered wig worn en queue and tied with a wide black ribbon bow
Sold for £17,500 (US$ 29,735) inc. premium
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Lot Details
John Smart (British, 1742-1811)
A Gentleman, wearing lilac coat and waistcoat lined with turquoise blue fur, white stock and lace cravat, black stock loosely tied, his powdered wig worn en queue and tied with a wide black ribbon bow.
Signed on the obverse and dated J.S./ 1769, gilt-metal frame with engraved bracelet clasp mounts, suspension loop to the reverse.
Oval, 37mm (1 7/16in) high
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