Fine Portrait Miniatures

28 Jun 2012, starting at 14:00 BST .

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Thomas Richmond (British, 1771-1837) A pair of miniatures of a husband and wife: the former, wearing black coat, white waistcoat, frilled chemise, stock and tie; the latter, wearing white dress and fill-in, a wedgewood jasper cameo brooch at her waist, another at her corsage, gold necklace, white lace cap dressed with ribbons, her brown hair curled. (2)

Thomas Hazlehurst (British, 1740-1821) A Lady, wearing white dress with frilled lace collar, her dark upswept hair dressed with a white lace bandeau and strands of pearls

Thomas Hargreaves (British, 1775-1846) A Lady, seated in a landscape, wearing black dress over white chemise, gold earring, a damask pink shawl draped about her shoulders, her hair curled and upswept

Thomas Richmond (British, 1771-1837) A Lady, wearing white dress and fill-in, a long gold necklace suspended from her neck, her hair upswept, the back elaborately plaited, the front parted and curled

Peter Paillou (British, 1757-1831) A Lady, called Ms J. Wiseman, wearing white dress with lace bodice and lace trim to her décolleté and sleeves, pale blue waistbelt and matching stole draped around her arms, pearl pendent earrings, her dark hair parted and curled, the back upswept and held in place with a tortoiseshell comb

English School, circa 1810 A Lady, wearing white dress with frilled lace trim to her décolleté and sleeves, multi-stranded gold necklace, a gold and pearl slide in her curled and upswept hair

English School, circa 1815 A Lady, wearing white dress with fill-in and frilled collar, a pink sash at her Empire line and matching pink shawl draped around her shoulders, gold hoop earring, her hair curled, upswept and secured with a tortoiseshell comb

William Egley (British, 1798-1870) Lieutenant Colonel William Minto (1756-1827), wearing royal blue coat with gold buttons and red standing collar, white frilled chemise and black stock, gold epaulettes, bronze medal suspended from a red ribbon on his right breast

John Wright (British, circa 1745-1820) A Gentleman, wearing dark blue coat with black collar and brass buttons, white stock and cravat

Richard Woodman (British, 1784-1859), Mr Hammel Strutt (b.1804), wearing blue double breasted coat with gold buttons, his standing collar bearing gold trim and a gold embroidered anchor, white chemise and black stock. Signed and inscribed on the reverse Mr Hammel/ Engold Strutt/ R.N./ Painted by R. Woodman/ Jany. 1831/ Mr Strutt was a/ Grandson of the/ celebrated Joseph/ Strutt. Antiquarian/ Explorer d.d., chased gilt-metal fausse montre locket frame. Oval, 62mm (2 7/16in) high

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