Henry Pierce Bone (British, 1779-1855), after Hans Holbein the Younger (German, c.1497-1543)
Henry VIII (1491-1547), King of England (1509-1547), wearing buff doublet slashed to reveal white, embroidered with gold and bearing gold and ruby buttons, small white collar, red cloak embroidered with gold at the sleeves and trimmed with fur, jeweled collar, gold pendant chain, black hat studded with pearls and matching jewels and carrying a large white plume.
Enamel, inscribed on the counter-enamel Henry 8./ original by Holbein, coln of Visc.t/ Dillon Ditchley, Oxon. Painted/ by Henry Pierce Bone, Enamel/ Painter to Her Majesty, HRH/ Prince Albert. &c &c./ July 1850., gilt-metal mount.
Octagonal, 91mm (3 9/16in) high