Silver, Objects of Vertu including Flatware and Portrait Miniatures

22 Apr 2015, starting at 11:00 BST .

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Samuel John Stump RA (British, 1780-1860) A portrait miniature of Mrs Mary Levin Smith (d.1839), wearing white dress embellished with lace trim, her vermillion stole draped about her shoulders and her brown hair curled and upswept

William Wood (British, 1769-1810) A Lady, wearing white dress, her blonde hair upswept

William Wood (British, 1769-1810) A Gentleman, wearing brown coat with black collar, white waistcoat, chemise, stock and cravat, his hair powdered

Samuel Shelley (British, 1750-1808) A miniature portraying the Misses Norman, wearing white dresses, turquoise and coral necklaces, their blonde hair cropped short

William Wood (British, 1769-1810) A portrait miniature of a young girl called, Miss C. Norman, holding a ball wearing white dress, blue sash and coral necklace, her blonde hair upswept beneath a white bonnet finished with matching blue ribbon

English School, circa 1900 A portrait miniature of Mary Angerstein (b.1893) and her sister, Mildred (b.1894), wearing white dresses

Attributed to Henri-Joseph Hesse (French, 1781-1849) A Young Boy, wearing light brown coat, red waistcoat and white frilled chemise

Reginald Easton (British, 1807-1893) Bessie Florence 'Floss' Scarlett née Gibson (1851-1934), standing before a sandy beach and wearing fawn dress over white chemise and brown ribbon tie, a pink rose at her corsage, her light brown hair upswept beneath a brown shearling hat set with a diamond brooch, a cane in her left hand

Mrs George Raphael Ward (née Mary Webb) (British, active 1823-1849) A Lady, called Maria Judith Ornsby (née Underwood), seated before a column and foliage, wearing décolleté white dress, jewelled belt, gold necklace and locket, emerald brooch suspending a pearl, emerald bangle on her right arm, with her centrally parted hair upswept and curled in ringlets framing her face

Henry Pierce Bone (British, 1779-1855), after Sir Joshua Reynolds P.R.A (British 1723-1792) A Young Girl kneeling in a wooded landscape and holding a kitten, wearing white dress trimmed with gold, a blue comb in her upswept hair

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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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