Fine Portrait Miniatures, including the Collection of an American Gentleman formed over thirty five years

21 Nov 2007, starting at 14:00 GMT .

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Dutch School, circa 1660 A Lady, previously called Catherine of Braganza, wearing grey-blue dress with frilled trim, a strand of pearls across her chest and held at her corsage with a jewelled brooch, pearl necklace, drop pearl earring and further strand of pearls in her curled hair falling over her right shoulder

Simon Dubois (Flemish, 1632-1708) A Lady, wearing blue cloak with pink and white striped lining threaded with silver ribbon and held with a pendent brooch, white underslip, pearl necklace and drop pearl earring

English School, circa 1670 A Gentleman, wearing black doublet and white lace collar, his curled hair worn long

English School, circa 1670 A Gentleman, wearing black coat, white falling collar trimmed with lace, pale blue sash and full-bottomed wig

English School, circa 1690 A Gentleman, wearing burgundy coat, white lace cravat and full-bottomed natural wig

French School, circa 1692 James Francis Edward Stuart (1688-1766), "The Old Pretender", as a child, wearing embroidered claret-coloured dress trimmed at the neck with white lace, breast star and blue sash of the Garter

James Fellowes (British, active 1735-1751) Sir Hans Sloane (1660-1753), wearing brown coat, white jabot, black cloak and long curled wig

A Nineteenth Century Portrait Miniature Display Case

A Nineteenth Century Portrait Miniature Display Case

A Nineteenth Century Portrait Miniature Display Case

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Buyer's Premium Rates
27.5% on the first £2,500 of the hammer price;
25% of the hammer price of amounts in excess of £2,500 up to and including £300,000;
20% of the hammer price of amounts in excess of £300,000 up to and including £3,000,000;
and 13.9% of the hammer price of any amounts in excess of £3,000,000.

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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