Bonhams : Fine Portrait Miniatures

Fine Portrait Miniatures

19 Nov 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.

Henry Pierce Bone (British, 1779-1855) George Villiers, Duke of Buckingham (1592-1628), wearing black doublet with blue ribbon and white lace ruff

Christian Friedrich Zincke (German, 1683/4-1767) Louis XIV (1638-1715), King of France (1643-1715), wearing gilt-studded armour with blue sash, his brown wig worn long and curling

English School, circa 1700 William III, Prince of Orange (1650-1702), King of England (1689-1702), wearing gilt-studded armour with the blue sash and star of the Order of the Garter, white lace cravat, his brown wig worn long and curling

Charles Boit (Swedish, 1663-1727) Anne (1665-1714), Queen of England (1702-1714), wearing yellow robe trimmed with ermine and the Insignia of the Order of the Garter on a blue ribbon around her neck, her curling brown hair worn long

William Prewett (British, active 1735-1750) A Lady, wearing robe of black brocade, the bodice and sleeves trimmed with white fur, pearl and gold choker, her brown hair dressed beneath a black wimple

Christian Friedrich Zincke (German, 1683/4-1767) A Lady, wearing white dress trimmed with red, the bodice laced to match, a brooch pinned to her breast, her brown hair worn long and curling beneath a black wimple

Christian Friedrich Zincke (German, 1683/4-1767) Anne (1665-1714), Queen of England (1702-1714), wearing yellow robe trimmed with ermine and the Insignia of the Order of the Garter on a blue ribbon around her neck, her curling brown hair worn long

Christian Friedrich Zincke (German, 1683/4-1767) A Lady, wearing yellow robe over white chemise, her curling fair hair worn long

Christian Friedrich Zincke (German, 1683/4-1767) A Gentleman, wearing blue coat over tied white stock, his powdered wig worn long, curling and tied in a knot on the right side

Andreas Henry Groth (German, active circa 1739-1753) A Gentleman, wearing cerise-coloured doublet trimmed with gold and slashed to reveal white, white lace falling collar tied with tasselled cords, his wig curled and powdered

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Auction information

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 and Coin & Medal sales, will be as follows:

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.

Payment Notices

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Shipping Notices

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* Import low rate

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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