Fine Portrait Miniatures

22 May 2003, starting at 14:00 BST .

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

Adam Buck, A Lady, wearing white dress with short puff sleeves, thin pink ribbon at her corsage and matching waistband, her blonde hair in tight ringlets

Henry Jacob Burch junior, Colonel Thomas William Ravenshaw (1776-1842), wearing the uniform of the Berkshire Militia, scarlet coat with dark blue facings and silver epaulettes with silver scaled straps

François Théodore Rochard, A young girl standing in a glade, with auburn curls, wearing white dress with pink bow waistband and trim, black lace gloves, holding a posy of flowers, her straw bonnet with white and blue spotted ribbon on the ground at her feet

François Théodore Rochard, A young Lady, seated, wearing white dress with blue ribbons and belt, a lorgnette in her hands, black lace gloves, gold drop earrings and hairband, foliage in the background

Jean Adam Mathieu, A Lady, in the guise of a Shepherdess, wearing white dress with blue ribbon waistband and straw hat adorned with pink roses, a gold-figured blue satchel on a strap over her shoulder and stick in her right hand, landscape background with trees, pink roses and sheep grazing

Charles Richard Bone, Two portraits; one, after Bartolomé Esteban Murillo (1617-1682), of The Flower Girl (Muchacha con Flores); the other of a baby (possibly the artist's child), wearing white dress trimmed with blue bows and coral necklace

Pierre II Huard, A rare portrait of a Gentleman, wearing blue and purple robes, his lace cravat held with a red bow, full-bottomed powdered wig (restored)

The artist signing 'S.A.', A Gentleman, wearing crimson cloak over blue coat, white cravat and powdered full-bottomed wig

Venetian School, Justine Wynne Countess of Rosenberg-Orsini (c.1730-91), seated at a table, wearing pink dress with white underslip and cuffs, jewelled arm band, fur-lined blue cloak, pearls in her upswept hair, a quill in her right hand, her book 'Les Morlaques' in her left hand

Jean André Rouquet, An important portrait of a Nobleman, wearing ochre and scarlet robes, red cloak and white lace cravat, full-bottomed, powdered wig

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Buyers' Premium and Charges

For all Sales categories, buyer's premium excluding Cars, Motorbikes, Wine and Coin & Medal sales, will be as follows:

Buyer's Premium Rates
27.5% on the first £2,500 of the hammer price;
25% of the hammer price of amounts in excess of £2,500 up to and including £300,000;
20% of the hammer price of amounts in excess of £300,000 up to and including £3,000,000;
and 13.9% of the hammer price of any amounts in excess of £3,000,000.

VAT at the current rate of 20% will be added to the Buyer's Premium and charges excluding Artists Resale Right.

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