Portrait Miniatures & Silhouettes

28 Jun 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.

John Field, A silhouette of Thomas Jacobson, profile to the right, wearing coat, frilled chemise and stock

John Field, A silhouette of a Gentleman, profile to the right, wearing coat and cravat; together with profiles by Chapman, Prosopographus and two Ladies (5)

John Field, A silhouette of a Gentleman, profile to the right, wearing coat and tied stock

Austrian School, A pair of silhouettes of a Lady and Gentleman: she, wearing veil in her hair, worn in a banging chignon; he, wearing lace cravat, his hair en queue

Samuel Houghton, A silhouette of Mr Ronald, profile to the right, wearing coat and cravat, his hair in a pigtail

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

Studio of John Miers, A silhouette of Rev. Charles Greene (d.1803), profile to the right, wearing coat and cravat

Studio of John Miers, Two silhouettes of Thomas and Francis Wakefield, both profile to the right, wearing coats and cravats

John Field (British, 1772-1848) in the studio of John Miers, Two silhouettes of Mr. C. Lloyd, profile to the right, wearing stock and cravat; and a Lady, profile to the left, wearing fichu and ruff, her hair tied with a ribbon

The artist 'Andriet', Emperor Napoleon I (1769-1821), profile to the right, a laurel-leaf crown on his head

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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, 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.

Payment Notices

For payment information please refer to the sale catalog.

Shipping Notices

For information and estimates on domestic and international shipping as well as export licenses please contact Bonhams Shipping Department.

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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.

Y CITES

Subject to CITES regulations when exporting items outside of the EU, see clause 13.

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