Portrait Miniatures and Silhouettes

11 Sep 2007, starting at 14:00 BST .

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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.

French School, circa 1810 A Lady, seated on a bench in a landscape with her arms folded, wearing purple dress with frilled white underslip

French School, circa 1825 A Lady, wearing black short-sleeved dress with gathered lace trim, black waistsash with coral encrusted fastening, coral necklace, earring and comb, her hair dressed in curls

Marguerite Laëderich (French, active circa 1810) A Lady, her hair upswept, surrounded by clouds

Joseph Dubasty (French, active 1833-1837) A Lady, wearing blue dress with lace trim, white underslip and layered lace shawl held at her corsage with a miniature of a lady, her hair dressed in curls

Jean Baptiste Genty (French, b.circa 1770) A Gentleman, wearing brown coat with gold buttons, white waistcoat, chemise and white stock

French School, circa 1810 A Lady, in a landscape, wearing a white Empire style dress with pale blue waistsash tied in a bow and large hoop earrings, her hair upswept and dressed in curls

Continental School, circa 1810 Four portraits of Children; A baby, wearing white dress with lace trim, black bead and coral necklace with matching coral bracelet, holding a flower; a young girl, wearing white dress with pale pink ribbon waistsash, her hair upswept, a young boy, wearing blue coat with gold buttons and chemise; a baby wearing blue dress with large white collar

R. Hoffmann (Austrian, active 1831) An Officer, standing in a landscape, wearing armoured breast plate with frilled red and white trim, black helmet with armoured section, blue coatee and white gloves

French School, circa 1815 Two portraits of Ladies; one, seated in front of a red curtain with gold tassells and trim, wearing short-sleeved blue dress with lace trim and black wasitband; the other, wearing blue dress and white robe

French School, circa 1815 Madame Arnaud, wearing blue dress with black trim and frilled detailing on the sleeve, gold earrings, her hair upswept and adorned with black bandeau

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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.

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 £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.

Payment Notices

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Shipping Notices

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