Portrait Miniatures & Silhouettes

27 Feb 2007, starting at 14:00 GMT .

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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.

English School, circa 1815, Three portraits of Gentleman, two wearing dark blue the other wearing black

Scottish School, circa 1800 George Skene, wearing black coat, matching waistcoat, white chemise and cravat

Sir William John Newton, A Gentleman, wearing Doctoral robes over black velvet coat and white chemise with wide collar

English School (circa 1825) A Naval Officer, standing before a harbour scene with lighthouse and sailing boat, green curtain in background, wearing blue coat with gold epaulette, white waistcoat and black stock

Samuel Lover, A.R.H. (Irish, 1797-1868), Lady Colebrooke, seated holding a fan, wearing blue dress with pearl decoration, cameo at her corsage, white underslip, gold strand adorns her hair

Miss Alice Laird (British, fl.1846-1865) A Gentleman, seated in a red upholstered chair, wearing black suit, rust-coloured waistcoat, white chemise and tied black stock, he holds a book

John Miers (British, circa 1758-1821), A double-sided silhouette of two Ladies; one, profile to the right, wearing dress, fichu and turban; the other, profile to the left, wearing dress, fichu and cap

English School, circa 1810, A double-sided silhouette of a Gentleman and Child; the Gentleman, profile to the left, wearing coat and stock; the Child, profile to the left, wearing dress

John Miers (British, circa 1758-1821), A double-sided silhouette of a Lady and a Gentleman; She, profile to the left, wearing dress with gauze collar and fichu; He, profile to the right wearing coat, frilled chemise and stock, his hair worn en queue

John Miers (British, circa 1758-1821), A silhouette of the Rev. Thomas Greene, profile to the right, wearing coat and frilled chemise

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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 £20,000 of the hammer price;
26% of the hammer price of amounts in excess of £20,000 up to and including £700,000;
20% of the hammer price of amounts in excess of £700,000 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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Zero rated for VAT, no VAT will be added to the Hammer Price or the Buyer's Premium.

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