Charles Robertson (Irish, circa 1760-1821) An Infantry Officer, wearing scarlet coat with white facings and gold epaulette, white frilled chemise and black stock, his hair powdered and tied with a black ribbon bow
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Charles Robertson
(Irish, circa 1760-1821)
An Infantry Officer, wearing scarlet coat with white facings and gold epaulette, white frilled chemise and black stock, his hair powdered and tied with a black ribbon bow
Sold for £1,500 (US$ 2,525) inc. premium
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Lot Details
Charles Robertson (Irish, circa 1760-1821)
An Infantry Officer, wearing scarlet coat with white facings and gold epaulette, white frilled chemise and black stock, his hair powdered and tied with a black ribbon bow.
Gold frame with border of plaited hair to the obverse, the reverse with border of blue glass surrounding gold-mounted aperture, glazed to reveal seed pearl monogram, HKE, on vertical strands of hair.
Oval, 61mm (2 3/8in) high
Provenance: Sotheby's, London, 24 October 1977, lot 140.
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