Fine Portrait Miniatures

22 Nov 2006, starting at 14:00 GMT .

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Williamson (George C.), Andrew and Nathaniel Plimer, Miniature Painters, Their Lives and Their Works

A collection of Reference books, catalogues and pamphlets on Portrait Miniatures, including Long (Basil), British Miniaturists, 1966; Reynolds (Graham), English Portrait Miniatures, 1952; O'Brien (Donough), Miniatures in the XVIIIth & XIXth Centuries, 1951; Whele (Harry), American Miniatures, 1937; Catalogues from the Albertina, Vienna; Wallace Collection, London; and various others

A Nineteenth Century Portrait Miniature Display Case, Gilt-metal with pierced scrolling border, lined with ochre coloured velvet, three hooks, the reverse with easel stand

A Nineteenth Century Portrait Miniature Display Case, gilded wood with scroll motif, lined with burgundy coloured velvet, the reverse with suspension loop and easel stand

A Portrait Miniature Display Cabinet by H. J. Hatfield & Son, the stepped glazed ormolu cabinet with finials of urns formed from four acanthus leaves containing grapes, mirrored back, glazed shelf, crimson velvet base and two hinged doors with ribbed mounts crossed with ribbons and common locks with original key, the inner frames engraved H. J. HATFIELD & SONS LTD LONDON

Christoph Paudiss, A pair of portraits of a Lady and Gentleman, both wearing black doublets and white ruffs

Spanish Netherlands School, A Lady, wearing black dress with gold brocade, white ruff, grey sash, a large jewel attached with green ribbon at her chest and jewelled earring with drop pearl, her red hair worn over a pad and adorned with ostrich feather and grey-green veil

Attributed to Cornelius Jonson, Thomas Wentworth, 1st Earl of Strafford (1593-1641), wearing red doublet slashed to reveal white and lace edged falling collar

English School, Thomas Kinnersley of Loxley Park, Staffordshire (c.1631-1690), wearing black cloak and small white collar tied with tassels

English School, Philip Herbert (1584-1650), 4th Earl of Pembroke and 1st Earl of Montgomery, wearing black doublet, falling collar edged with lace, tassel fastening

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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.

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