George Chinnery RHA (British, 1774-1852)
Captain and Lieutenant-Colonel Stephen Peacocke Sr. of the 3rd Regiment of Foot (later Scots Guards), wearing the uniform of the 3rd Regiment of Foot Guards, red coat with dark blue facings and standing collar edged with gold, gold epaulettes, black stock.
Inscribed to the reverse My/ Beloved My/ Adored Stephen/ My Idolised and/ Matchless Husband/ Married June 11th/ 1808/ Louisa Peacocke, gold fausse-montre frame, the reverse with border of blue glass surrounding gold-mounted aperture, glazed to reveal plaited hair.
Oval, 80mm (3 1/8in) high
Provenance: Bonhams, Knightsbridge, 2 July 2001, lot 123.