Horace Hone A.R.A., Colonel George Northcoate, wearing scarlet coatee, with blue facings and silver lace, a silver bullion epaulette on his left shoulder, indicating Field Rank, the strap of the epaulette with blue ground and silver lace tracing

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Horace Hone A.R.A., Colonel George Northcoate, wearing scarlet coatee, with blue facings and silver lace, a silver bullion epaulette on his left shoulder, indicating Field Rank, the strap of the epaulette with blue ground and silver lace tracing

Sold for £ 9,600 (US$ 13,352) inc. premium
Horace Hone A.R.A. (Irish, 1754/6-1825)
Colonel George Northcoate, wearing scarlet coatee, with blue facings and silver lace, a silver bullion epaulette on his left shoulder, indicating Field Rank, the strap of the epaulette with blue ground and silver lace tracing.
Signed with initials and dated, HH/ 1790, rectangular gilded wood frame with inner black velvet panel set with oval beaded and gilded frame with inner turned wood border, the reverse inscribed in ink, on back of miniature/ Lt. Col. George Northcoate/ Painted by Horace Hone/ in Dublin 1790.
Oval, 95mm (3 3/4in) high
Provenance: By family descent

Footnotes

  • Northcoate cannot be traced through the British Army records and may have been part of the Irish Establishment, which was separate until 1802. Here he is shown as an Aide De Camp or as an Inspector of Yeomanry or Volunteers.
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