Modest School, Four miniatures: three Gentlemen; one wearing blue coat with red collar, white cravat, powdered wig worn en queue tied with a black ribbon; another Gentleman, wearing blue coat red collar, patterned buff coloured waistcoat, white chemise, powdered wig worn en queue and tied with a black ribbon; a Gentleman, wearing pale blue coat, beige stripped waistcoat, white cravat and powdered wig; together with a Lady, painted en grisaille in eighteenth century costume

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Lot 62Y
Modest School, Four miniatures: three Gentlemen; one wearing blue coat with red collar, white cravat, powdered wig worn en queue tied with a black ribbon; another Gentleman, wearing blue coat red collar, patterned buff coloured waistcoat, white chemise, powdered wig worn en queue and tied with a black ribbon; a Gentleman, wearing pale blue coat, beige stripped waistcoat, white cravat and powdered wig; together with a Lady, painted en grisaille in eighteenth century costume

Sold for £ 408 (US$ 561) inc. premium
Modest School (circa 1760)
Four miniatures: Three Gentlemen; one wearing blue coat with red collar, white cravat, powdered wig worn en queue tied with a black ribbon; one wearing blue coat with red collar, patterned buff coloured waistcoat, white chemise, powdered wig worn en queue and tied with a black ribbon and another gentleman wearing pale blue coat, beige striped waistcoat, white cravat and powdered wig; together with a Lady, painted en grisaille wearing eighteenth century costume.
All framed.
Oval, 44mm. (1 3/4ins.) to 35mm. (1 3/8ins.) high (4)

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