James Heath Millington (British, 1799-1872)
A Lady, wearing white dress with lace trim to her décolleté, bronze sash, her red stole edged with embroidery and draped around her arms, pendant monocle suspended from her neck on a gold chain, gold diadem and diamond pendant earring, her dark hair curled and piled high on top of her head (cracked).
Signed on the obverse J. H. M. 1822 C - k. JD, gilt-wood composition frame with gilt papier-mâché slip; together with a portrait miniature of Sarah Siddons (1755-1831) as the Tragic Muse, wearing blue dress with white lace trim to her décolleté, her auburn hair partially upswept, plaited and dressed with strands of pearls (cracked) (After Sir Joshua Reynolds, 19th Century), gold frame.
Oval, 75mm (2 15/16in) and 50mm (1 15/16in) high respectively (2)
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