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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Nicholas Hilliard (British, 1547-1619) A Gentleman, wearing black coat with gold buttons, open to reveal white doublet, high ruff and black cap

Attributed to Isaac Oliver (British, 1560/5-1617) The head of Christ, profile to the right, wearing blue robes over crimson shirt, within a blue and gold border

Laurence Hilliard (British, 1581/2-1647/8) A Lady, in her 67th year, wearing embroidered black doublet with laced bodice, white collar tied with black ribbon bow, black hood over white bonnet, gold background

Peter Oliver (British, 1589-1647) A rare and important cabinet miniature 'The Rest on the Flight into Egypt'

Alexander Cooper (British, 1609-after 1656) Two portraits of children: a boy, wearing pink doublet, white bib, collar and cap; a girl, wearing white dress, pink open-robe with white collar, pendent pearl from a jewelled brooch, pearl necklace and pearls in her hair

Circle of Alexander Cooper (British, 1609-after 1656) A Gentleman in his 27th year, wearing black doublet with embroidered slashes to reveal white, lace-trimmed white lawn collar and black cloak over his left shoulder

Samuel Cooper (British, 1609-1672) A Gentleman, wearing black doublet, white lawn collar, dark grey cloak over his left shoulder and black cap

Circle of Samuel Cooper (British, 1609-1672) A Gentleman, wearing black cloak and small white collar

Susan Penelope Rosse (British, 1652-1700) A Lady, wearing blue dress over white chemise, her hair upswept and falling over her left shoulder

Circle of Samuel Cooper (British, 1609-1672) Lodowicke Muggleton (1609-1698), wearing black tunic, slashed to reveal white, dark grey cloak and white lawn collar

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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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