Fine Portrait Miniatures

8 Apr 2010, starting at 14:00 BST .

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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.

Dutch School, circa 1630 A Gentleman, wearing crimson doublet striped with gold lace edged pleated ruff and chains of gold across his chest

French School, 18th Century Henri IV (1553–1610) wearing suit of armour, lace ruff, black tricorn dressed with white silk rosette and plumes

Perpète Evrard (Eùrard) (Belgian, 1662-1727) A Gentleman, wearing brown coat with white embroidery, cravat and stock, his powdered wig worn long and curled

English School, circa 1650 A Gentleman, wearing black cloak and white collar held with two tassels

Franciszek Smiadecki (Polish, active 1660-1670) A Gentleman, wearing black cloak and white jabot, his natural hair worn long and curled

Dutch School, circa 1630 A Gentleman, wearing black cloak and white lace edged collar held with two tassels

David Paton (Scottish, active 1660-1695) A Gentleman, wearing armour, lace jabot, full bottomed curled wig

Mary Beale (British, 1633-1699) A Lady, wearing white chemise and blue mantle, her hair upswept

French School, 17th Century A Lady, wearing black dress with falling lace collar, double-strand pearl choker and pendent earring; together with twelve costumes to overlay on mica 'talcs'

Henry Spicer, FSA (British, 1743-1804) A Gentleman, wearing mauve coat, pink waistcoat with gold brocade, white cravat and stock, his powdered wig, worn en queue and tied with a black ribbon bow

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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.

Payment Notices

For payment information please refer to the sale catalogue.

Shipping Notices

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Exempt from VAT

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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