William Wood (British, 1769-1810)
A Gentleman, wearing black coat, white waistcoat, stock and cravat, a gold shirt pin to his chemise, his hair lightly powdered and cropped.
Gold frame, the reverse glazed to reveal sprays of hair set with gilt-wire and split seed pearls surrounding an oval blue glass plaque supporting the seed pearl monogram RJ and framed with a border of seed pearls on opalescent glass.
Oval, 70mm (2 3/4in) high
Provenance: Purchased from Cynthia Walmsley on 27 November 2003.