Fine Portrait Miniatures

28 Apr 2005, 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.

James Tassie, George II, King of England (1727-60), profile to the left, wearing armour, a fur-trimmed cloak with the order of the Garter, his curled wig with bound pigtail

Wenceslas Hollar, Jane Seymour (c.1509-37), wearing crimson velvet dress trimmed with ouches (Black Onyx cabouchon), gold lined oversleeves, gem set gold brooch with pendant pearls, two strand necklace with pendant set with Carnelian and Black Onyx cabouchon, gable headdress with lappets and black veil

Wenceslas Hollar, Henry Fitzalan, 12th Earl of Arundel (c.1511-79/80), wearing gold-figured blue-grey doublet, fur waistcoat and black beret trimmed with gold and white plume

English School, A Gentleman, wearing ochre-coloured doublet, white lawn collar held with black ribbon bow, cord across his chest and tassels at his left shoulder

Cornelius Jonson, A Gentleman, wearing black doublet and white lace collar with tassels, his long dark hair curled

English School, A Lady, possibly Nell Gwyn (1651-87), wearing blue dress with white underslip and striped shawl, an array of flowers before an open window behind her

Attributed to Francisek Smiadecki, A Gentleman, wearing black suit and white lawn collar, his dark brown hair worn long

English School, A Gentleman, wearing small lace-edged white collar and purple robes held with jewelled clasps over white chemise

Attributed to Mrs. Joan (Anne) Carlisle, A Lady, wearing white dress with brooch at her corsage, white coif tied beneath her chin and blue cloak, crimson curtain background, gold border

English School, John Greene of Old Abbey (1655-1745), wearing blue-lined brown cloak over white shirt, his dark hair worn long

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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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Shipping Notices

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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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