Portrait Miniatures and Silhouettes

22 Feb 2005, starting at 14:00 GMT .

Auction information

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.


lots

John Field (British, 1772-1848) in the studio of John Miers, A silhouette of Mr. C. Lloyd, profile to the right, wearing stock and cravat

J. Thomason, A silhouette of a girl called Fanny Harty, profile to the right, wearing dress with frilled collar and tied ribbon bows

Houghton and Bruce, A silhouette of a Lady, profile to the left, wearing buffon, gauze indoor cap, her hair in a banging chignon

Houghton & Bruce, A silhouette of a Gentleman, profile to the right, wearing coat and frilled shirt with tied cravat, his hair worn en queue

Miers & Field, A pair of silhouettes, probably husband and wife; one of an Officer, profile to the right, wearing uniform with epaulette; the other of a Lady, profile to the left, wearing riding costume, her tall hat with a veil

John Field (British, 1772-1848) in the studio of John Miers, A silhouette of a Lady, profile to the left, wearing buffon and gauze indoor cap, her hair in a banging chignon

William Alport, A silhouette of a Gentleman, profile to the left, wearing coat, the collar with slashed button hole, stock and frilled cravat

English School, Charles James Fox (1749-1806), head and shoulders, profile to left

English School, A silhouette of a Gentleman, profile to the left, wearing coat, waistcoat and tied cravat, fantail hat with cockade over his powdered hair

Sarah Harrington, A pair of silhouettes of husband and wife; Mr. Scriven, profile to the left, his hair in a pigtail; Mrs. Scriven, profile to the right, her hair in banging chignon

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Auction information

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.

Buyers' Obligations

ALL BIDDERS MUST AGREE THAT THEY HAVE READ AND UNDERSTOOD BONHAMS' CONDITIONS OF SALE AND AGREE TO BE BOUND BY THEM, AND AGREE TO PAY THE BUYER'S PREMIUM AND ANY OTHER CHARGES MENTIONED IN THE NOTICE TO BIDDERS. THIS AFFECTS THE BIDDERS LEGAL RIGHTS.

If you have any complaints or questions about the Conditions of Sale, please contact your nearest customer services team.

Buyers' Premium and Charges

For all Sales categories excluding Wine, Coins & Medals and Motor Cars and Motorcycles:

Buyer's Premium Rates
25% on the first £175,000 of the Hammer Price
20% from £175,001 to £3,000,000 the Hammer Price
12.5% from £3,000,001 of the Hammer Price

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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Exempt from tax

Zero rated for VAT, no VAT will be added to the Hammer Price or the Buyer's Premium.

* Import low rate

VAT on imported items at a preferential rate of 5% on Hammer Price and the prevailing rate on Buyer's Premium.

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