Fine Portrait Miniatures

21 Nov 2012, starting at 14:00 GMT.

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lots

Elias Brenner (Swedish, 1647-1717) A Lady, wearing décolleté blue robe with pink lining and white underslip, pearl pendant earring, her brown hair upswept with ringlets falling over her shoulders

Jean André Rouquet (Swiss, 1701-1758) A Lady, wearing pink dress, white chemise and stole, her brown hair partially upswept

Jean André Rouquet (Swiss, 1701-1758) A Gentleman, wearing blue coat with fur trim and matching cap, open white chemise

William Bate (Irish, active circa 1799-circa 1845) A Lady, wearing open white linen chemise, a strand of pearls about her neck, her brown hair worn loose beneath a white lace mob cap dressed with blue ribbon and fastened beneath her chin

Johann Heinrich von Hurter (Swiss, 1734-1799) A Naval Officer, wearing blue coat with standing collar and white facings, white waistcoat and frilled chemise, black stock, his hair powdered

French School, circa 1750 A Gentleman, wearing green coat, edged with gold and purple brocade and white lace, white chemise, stock and lace cravat, his powdered wig worn en queue and tied with a black ribbon bow

John Smart (British, 1742-1811) A pair of portrait miniatures of a Husband and Wife; the former, wearing dark blue coat with brass buttons, crimson waistcoat edged with gold, white chemise, stock and cravat, his powdered wig worn en queue and tied with a black ribbon bow; the latter, wearing cornflower blue dress edged with white embroidery, white lace fill-in, black lace fichu crossed over her chest and ribbon choker, her powdered hair upswept beneath a white lace mob cap dressed with blue ribbons

Samuel Shelley (British, 1750-1808) Mary, 3rd Countess of Courtown (1769-1823), when Lady Mary Montagu Scott, wearing white dress, her blonde hair worn short beneath a frilled lace cap

Luke Sullivan (Irish, 1705-1771) A Lady, wearing white dress with embroidered bodice and Italianate sleeves, cerulaen blue gilet with black fur trim, blue and white headpiece with bead detail, her brown hair partially upswept and curled in ringlets falling over her right shoulder

Irish School, circa 1770 A Gentleman, wearing white coat and blue waistcoat, both edged with gold embroidery, white chemise, stock and frilled lace cravat, his hair powdered and tied with a black ribbon bow

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25% on the first £100,000 of the hammer price
20% on the excess of £100,001 and up to £2,000,000 of the hammer price
12% on the excess of £2,000,001 of the hammer price

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