The Albion Collection of Fine Portrait Miniatures

22 Apr 2004, starting at 18:00 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.

Nicholas Hilliard, Henry Wriothesely, 3rd Earl of Southampton (1573-1624), wearing white doublet slashed and pinked to reveal gold, gold-edged jewelled buttons, starched lace-edged high ruff, blue sash and Order of the Lesser George suspended from his neck, crimson curtain background, gold edge

Isaac Oliver, A Gentleman, traditionally called Robert Devereux, 2nd Earl of Essex (1566-1601), wearing slashed black doublet, white lawn collar with lace border, blue background

Isaac Oliver, A Gentleman, with fair hair and beard, wearing black slashed doublet and white ruff, blue background with gold border

Peter Oliver, Lady Dorothy Percy, Countess of Leicester,(1598-1659) wearing elaborate embroidered dress, falling white ruff, a pearl earring and pearls at her neck, a red embroidered shawl over her right shoulder, fresh flowers in her flowing blonde hair

Alexander Cooper, Gaston d'Orleans (1608-1660), wearing open white lawn shirt with falling, lace-trimmed collar, tasselled ties at his neck, three-pearl earring in his left ear, his hair worn loose and curled

French School, A Viscountess, wearing gold figured gown over white dress, with jewelled clasps at her breast and sleeves, blue cloak around her arms, pearls at her throat and gold hoop earring

Cornelius Jonson, A Gentleman, wearing black doublet and white lace ruff with tassels

English School, A Nobleman, wearing armour with brass studs, gold-edged crimson cloak over his right shoulder, gathered white lace collar tied with blue satin bow at his neck

Samuel Cooper, Sir Richard Fanshawe (1608-1666), wearing brass-studded armour and lawn collar, his hair worn long and curled

David des Granges, King Charles II of England (1630-1685), wearing armour, embroidered white lawn collar with tassels and the blue Garter ribbon, his natural hair worn long

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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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