Fine Portrait Miniatures

30 May 2013, starting at 14:00 BST.

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This auction is now finished. If you are interested in consigning in future auctions, please contact the specialist department. If you have queries about lots purchased in this auction, please contact customer services.


lots

Circle of Benjamin Arlaud (Swiss, circa 1670-after 1731) James Ogilvy, 4th Earl of Findlater and 1st Earl of Seafield KT PC (1663–1730), wearing white lace jabot and black cloak decorated with gold bands, his natural wig worn long

Follower of Sir Godfrey Kneller (British, 1646-1723) A Lady, wearing blue robe and white chemise, her brown hair partially upswept and falling over her left shoulder

Circle of Christian Richter (Swedish, 1678-1732) A Young Girl, wearing a crimson mantle over her white chemise, her dark hair worn short

Christian Richter (Swedish, 1678-1732) A Lady, wearing pink robe over her open white chemise, holding a blue mantle in her right hand, her hair partially upswept and falling over her shoulders

Follower of Jan Kupecký (Czech , 1667-1740), 18th Century Prince Eugène of Savoy (1663-1736), standing in a landscape and wearing suit of armour, leopard-fur lined blue mantle draped over his right shoulder, his left hand placed on his helmet, encampment and cannons beyond

After Martin van Meytens II, 18th Century Prince Karl Alexander of Lorraine and Bar (1712-1780), wearing breastplate and white coat with large vermillion cuffs embroidered with gold, white lace chemise and stock, his vermillion cloak lined with ermine and secured around his shoulders with an iron clasp, the Order of the Golden Fleece on a vermillion sash ribbon suspended from his neck, his brown striped sash tied around his waist, the end of his powdered wig tied in a loop at his left shoulder, his baton in his right hand

James Ferguson (Scottish, 1710-1776) A Lady, wearing dress, her white lace-edged fichu secured at her bodice with a black ribbon bow, her matching bonnet tied beneath her chin with black ribbon

Circle of Carl Gustav Klingstedt (Swedish, 1657-1734) A Lady and a Harlequin, the former wearing ultramarine blue dress, edged with gold, her sleeves slashed to reveal white, a red ribbon bow tied around her left arm, triple-tiered white ruff, her hair upswept beneath a crimson cap dressed with three different colored plumes, a pair of cherries in her right hand, a tiny bird perched on her left; the latter, wearing diamond chequered costume with frilled white ruff and black cap

Christian Friedrich Zincke (German, circa 1683-1767) A Lady, wearing white dress and lace trim, her brown hair partially upswept and falling over her right shoulder

Christian Friedrich Zincke (German, circa 1683-1767) A Gentleman, wearing blue coat, white chemise, stock and lace cravat, his long powdered wig falling to his shoulders

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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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