Portrait Miniatures & Silhouettes

5 Sep 2006, starting at 14:00 BST .

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.

The Artist signing 'E', A Gentleman, wearing brown coat, striped green waistcoat and white chemise, his powdered hair worn en queue and tied with black ribbon

Abraham Daniel, A Lady, wearing blue dress with lace frilled neckline and a white kerchief over her powdered hair

English School, A Lady of the Harrington or Wright family, wearing white dress with yellow bodice, red coral and gold necklaces

Charlotte Ann Robarts, A pair of portraits called 'Francis I and Mary Queen of Scots': the former, facing right, wearing fur-trimmed cloak over white doublet slashed to reveal blue and feather trimmed black hat; the latter, wearing green dress with embroidered red panels and white ruff

English School, A Gentleman, wearing white ruff and black doublet

Chr. Delorge, A Gentleman, wearing blue coat with red collar, yellow waistcoat and powdered wig worn en queue, his bicorn under his arm

French School, A young Gentleman, wearing armoured breast plate, tan doublet, blue ermine trimmed robe decorated with fleur-de-lys and blue sash of the Order of St. Esprit

Circle of the Countess of Lucan (Lady Margaret Bingham), A Gentleman, wearing black doublet with slashed sleeves to reveal white, the slashes trimmed with lace, red curtain and landscape with fortified town in the background

French School, A Lady, wearing blue dress, her upswept hair adorned with feathers, with forest background

French School, A Lady, wearing blue dress with white fichu and black hat adorned with ribbon and white ostrich feathers, her hair in a 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, buyer's premium excluding Cars, Motorbikes, Wine, Whisky and Coin & Medal sales, will be as follows:

Buyer's Premium Rates
27.5% on the first £10,000 of the hammer price;
25% of the hammer price of amounts in excess of £10,000 up to and including £450,000;
20% of the hammer price of amounts in excess of £450,000 up to and including £4,500,000;
and 14.5% of the hammer price of any amounts in excess of £4,500,000.

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 VAT

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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