THOMAS KNOX, 2ND EARL OF RANFURLY
George Engleheart (British, 1750-1829)
the sitter wearing blue coat with gold buttons, white waistcoat, stock and frilled cravat. Watercolour on ivory, signed on the obverse with artist's cursive initial E, gilt-metal frame, the obverse engraved THOMAS, 2ND EARL OF RANFURLY, the reverse glazed to reveal cream silk. Oval, 86mm (3 3/8in) high together with a pair of paste-set buckles with a handwritten note: "These buckles were constantly worn by the 2nd Ld Ranfurly."