Fine Portrait Miniatures

8 Apr 2010, starting at 14:00 BST .

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John Downman, ARA (British, 1750-1824) Mary Montagu, later Lady Templetown (d.1824), seated, wearing grey jacket over striped dress, white fichu and gathered veil held with a grey ribbon at the crown

John Downman, ARA (British, 1750-1824) Jane, Lady Mildmay (1764-1857), three-quarter length with folded arms, wearing white dress, with sky blue waistband, fichu and turban in her powdered hair, a pendent cross about her neck

Richard Cosway, RA (British, 1742-1821) A Lady, full-length, wearing grey dress, white 'Van Dyck' collar and cuff, pearl necklace, black bandeau and ostrich feather in her powdered hair

Studio of John Downman, ARA (British, 1750-1824) Two portraits of Ladies: one, wearing dress, armband and kerchief in her upswept hair; one, profile to the left, wearing dress with fichu and elaborate headdress

John Downman, ARA (British, 1750-1824) Honora Margaretta, Countess of Cavan (née Gould) (d.1813), half-length, profile to the right, wearing white dress with mauve waistband and tasselled white veil in her hair

Studio of John Downman, ARA (British, 1750-1824) A Lady, said to be Sarah Siddons (née Kemble) (1755-1831), wearing blue dress with white ruffle cuffs, fichu and gloves, her powdered hair dressed with white handkerchief

John Downman, ARA (British, 1750-1824) Mrs Smith (née Mills), profile to the left, wearing blue dress with frilled cuffs and collar dressed with ribbons at the corsage and waist, fichu, black ribbon collar, her powdered hair worn in a banging chignon, dressed with white handkerchief

Attributed to Thomas Redmond (British, born circa 1745-1785) A Gentleman, wearing blue coat, white waistcoat, frilled chemise and stock, his powdered wig worn en queue and tied with a black ribbon bow

Marie Anne Fragonard (French, 1745-1823) Marie Maxine Barnéond, wearing brown coat with blue collar, cream chemise and tied white stock, his hair powdered

Abraham Daniel (British, died 1806) A Gentleman, wearing brown coat, gold edged white waistcoat, frilled chemise, cravat and powdered wig

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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.

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Zero rated for VAT, no VAT will be added to the Hammer Price or the Buyer's Premium.

* 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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