Portrait Miniatures and Silhouettes

19 Feb 2008, 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 Five eye miniatures

John Field (British, 1772-1848) A silhouette of a Gentleman, profile to the right, wearing coat and tied cravat, his hair cut en brosse

English School, 1778 A memorial miniature of a Lady at a tomb, holding plaque inscribed E Mc N/ OB/ 10 APR/ 1778/ Æ 24

John Field (British, 1772-1848), A silhouette of a Lady, profile to the left, her hair tied in a bun; together with a memorial miniature of a Lady (cracked) (2)

John Miers (British, circa 1758-1821) A silhouette of a Gentleman, profile to the right; together with a Lady, profile to the right, wearing dress and bonnet, English School, circa 1790 (2)

Attributed to Johann Christoph Ludwig Lucke (German, 1703-1780) King George II (1683-1760), in three-quarter profile to the left, wearing robe over coat and sash, with long curled wig

Arthur Lea (British, 1768-1828) A silhouette of an Officer, profile to the right, wearing uniform with epaulette and cross belt, the belt plate with lion above a crown, his hair worn in a pigtail

English School, circa 1780 A silhouette of an Officer of the Volunteers, profile to the left, wearing uniform with epaulette and fur-covered helmet with plume, worn over powdered hair

John Field (British, 1772-1848) A silhouette of Fred Poole, profile to the right, wearing buttoned coat, high stock and frilled chemise, hair worn en brosse; together with two further silhouettes (3)

John Miers (British, circa 1758-1821) A silhouette of a Gentleman, profile to the left, wearing coat with high collar and frilled cravat

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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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Shipping Notices

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VAT on imported items at a preferential rate of 5% on Hammer Price and the prevailing rate on Buyer's Premium.

Y CITES

Subject to CITES regulations when exporting items outside of the EU, see clause 13.

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