British & European Fine Art including Portrait Miniatures

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Date of the auction: 06.03.2019

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SPANISH SCHOOL (CIRCA 1660) Portrait miniature of a Lady, wearing a pink low cut dress with wide lace neckline and a bow at her corsage, pearl choker and pearls in her dark brown curled hair oil on copper white metal frame with spiral cresting oval, 70mm high

Lot #: 1

Estimate: £300 - £500

Date: 6 Mar 2019

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ENGLISH SCHOOL CIRCA 1700 Portrait miniature of a lady wearing a pink dress with white trim Oil on copper Set within an ebony frame Oval, 52mm high

Lot #: 2

Estimate: £300 - £500

Date: 6 Mar 2019

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ENGLISH SCHOOL (CIRCA 1660) Portrait miniature of a Lady, wearing a brown dress with white underslip, pearl choker, long powdered and curled hair oil on copper unmarked gold frame with spiral cresting oval, 55mm high

Lot #: 3

Estimate: £200 - £300

Date: 6 Mar 2019

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DUTCH SCHOOL (CIRCA 1660) Portrait miniature of a Gentleman, wearing a black coat with tied white jabot oil on copper gilt-copper frame with spiral cresting oval, 75mm high

Lot #: 4

Estimate: £300 - £500

Date: 6 Mar 2019

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FLEMISH SCHOOL (CIRCA 1660) Portrait miniature of a Gentleman, wearing a brown cloak and white lace jabot, his natural hair curled and worn long oil on copper yellow metal frame oval, 40 mm high

Lot #: 5

Estimate: £200 - £300

Date: 6 Mar 2019

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AFTER SIR ANTHONY VAN DYCK Portrait miniature of Thomas Wentworth, 1st Earl of Strafford Watercolour on card Gilt metal frame with pierced spiral cresting Oval, 67mm high

Lot #: 6

Estimate: £300 - £500

Date: 6 Mar 2019

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ATTRIBUTED TO FRANCISZEK SMIADECKI ((ANGLO/POLISH fl.c.1660-1670) Portrait miniature of a Gentleman, wearing a white lace falling collar with tassels, c.1670 Oil on copper Later gilded metal frame with spiral cresting Oval, 2.2in (57mm) high Provenance European Private Collection Very little is

Lot #: 7

Estimate: £600 - £800

Date: 6 Mar 2019

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ENGLISH SCHOOL (CIRCA 1705) Portrait miniature of a Gentleman, wearing a grey cloak with pink trim and white jabot, full-bottomed wig oil on copper unmarked gold frame with spiral cresting oval, 72mm high

Lot #: 8

Estimate: £300 - £500

Date: 6 Mar 2019

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NATHANIEL HONE (BRITISH 1718 – 1784) Portrait miniature of a Lady in a purple dress with white underslip, pearl choker and pearl earrings Signed and dated l.l. NH / 1760 Enamel (with crack to the lower edge) Gold frame Oval, 40mm high

Lot #: 9

Estimate: £200 - £300

Date: 6 Mar 2019

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GERVASE SPENCER (BRITISH c. 1715 – 1763) Portrait miniature of a Lady wearing a blue dress with lace collar, a pearl choker, her hair adorned with pearls and blue ribbon Signed with initials l.l. GS Watercolour on ivory Gilt-metal mount with gold bracelet clasp Oval, 32mm high Provenance

Lot #: 10

Estimate: £300 - £500

Date: 6 Mar 2019

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GERVASE SPENCER (BRITISH CIRCA 1715-1763) Portrait miniature of a lady in a blue dress with pearl details to the sleeves and bodice with white underslip, a strand of pearls worn across her and a pearl choker tied with a blue ribbon, a blue feather in her upswept hair signed on the obverse with

Lot #: 11

Estimate: £300 - £500

Date: 6 Mar 2019

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ATTRIBUTED TO CHRISTIAN FRIEDRICH ZINCKE (GERMAN 1683-1767) Portrait miniature of a Gentleman, wearing blue coat with gold frogging enamel gold frame oval, 45mm high

Lot #: 12

Estimate: £500 - £700

Date: 6 Mar 2019

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ATTRIBUTED TO JAMES SCOULER (BRITISH c. 1740 – 1812) Portrait miniature of a Gentleman, wearing green coat with brown cloak over his left shoulder and frilled cravat Watercolour on ivory Gilt-metal frame Oval, 61mm high This lot is subject to CITES regulations

Lot #: 13

Estimate: £150 - £250

Date: 6 Mar 2019

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THE ARTIST SIGNING ‘V’ (BRITISH, fl.c.1775-1795) Portrait miniature of a lady circa 1770, wearing a pink dress with white underslip with frilled edge, her hair upswept and curled at the nape of her neck watercolour on ivory gold bracelet clasp mount oval, 38mm high This lot is subject to CITES

Lot #: 14

Estimate: £400 - £600

Date: 6 Mar 2019

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JEREMIAH MEYER RA (BRITISH 1735-1789) Portrait miniature of a lady in a white dress and blue stole and pink lace choker tied in a bow at the nape of her neck, her dark upswept hair falling in a curl over her left shoulder watercolour on ivory gold frame, the reverse with central glazed aperture to

Lot #: 15

Estimate: £300 - £500

Date: 6 Mar 2019

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JAMES SCOULER (BRITISH c.1740-1812) Portrait miniature of a Lady, seated at a side table with her elbow resting on books, wearing a blue dress trimmed with lace and pearls, a blue ribbon choker, blue ribbon and pearls in her upswept hair and pearl drop earrings Signed l.l.: J. Scouler Watercolour on

Lot #: 16

Estimate: £400 - £600

Date: 6 Mar 2019

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RICHARD CROSSE (BRITISH 1742 – 1810) Portrait miniature of a young Gentleman in a black coat and knotted cravat, his hair powdered and worn en queue Watercolour on ivory Gold frame Oval, 33mm high This lot is subject to CITES regulations

Lot #: 17

Estimate: £400 - £600

Date: 6 Mar 2019

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SAMUEL SHELLEY (BRITISH 1750/6-1808) Portrait miniature of a gentleman wearing a brown coat, white waistcoat and frilled cravat Watercolour on ivory Gold frame Oval, 67mm high This lot is subject to CITES regulations

Lot #: 18

Estimate: £300 - £500

Date: 6 Mar 2019

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SAMUEL SHELLEY (BRITISH 1750/6-1808) Portrait miniature of a lady identified as Miss Sharp wearing a blue dress with a white frill collar Watercolour on ivory Gold frame with split pearl border the reverse with blue and white enamel border around a gold engraved border engraved with sitter’s dates

Lot #: 19

Estimate: £300 - £500

Date: 6 Mar 2019

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RICHARD CROSSE (BRITISH 1742-1810) Portrait miniature of a Lady circa 1780, wearing a white dress with blue ribbon waistsash and an elaborate bonnet trimmed with a white plume and blue ribbon Watercolour on ivory Gold frame, the reverse glazed to reveal two locks of hair around a gold initial L

Lot #: 20

Estimate: £800 - £1,200

Date: 6 Mar 2019

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JOHN SMART (BRITISH 1742/3-1811) Portrait miniature of a Gentleman, head and shoulders, in white chemise and stock, his hair powdered and worn en queue Watercolour on card Mounted in a rectangular gilt wood frame 55mm high Provenance: With Thos. Agnew & Sons Ltd

Lot #: 21

Estimate: £600 - £800

Date: 6 Mar 2019

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ATTRIBUTED TO JOHN SMART (BRITISH 1742/3-1811) Portrait of the Hon. Mrs Bright, wearing white dress with frilled collar trimmed with blue ribbon, a blue bandeau in her brown curled hair watercolour on ivory set within a later rectangular gilt moulded frame oval, 40mm high Provenance: Harold Williams

Lot #: 22

Estimate: £200 - £300

Date: 6 Mar 2019

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CIRCLE OF JOHN SMART (BRITISH c. 1765) Portrait miniature of a Lady in blue dress with white fichu and a blue ribbon with pendant necklace, her brown hair curled Watercolour on ivory Gold frame Oval, 37mm high Provenance: Sotheby’s, 19th December 1960 This lot is subject to CITES regulations

Lot #: 23

Estimate: £150 - £250

Date: 6 Mar 2019

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HORACE HONE (IRISH circa 1756-1825) Portrait miniature of a Gentleman wearing a red coat with black collar, frilled chemise and tied cravat Dated 1788 Watercolour on ivory Gold frame with bright-cut border, the reverse with with gold-mounted blue glass border around glazed aperture to reveal plaited

Lot #: 24

Estimate: £500 - £700

Date: 6 Mar 2019

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GEORGE ENGLEHEART (BRITISH 1750/3-1829) Portrait miniature of a Gentleman wearing a brown coat, yellow striped waistcoat and frilled cravat, his hair powdered and worn en queue watercolour on ivory gilt-metal brooch mounted frame oval, 52mm high This lot is subject to CITES regulations

Lot #: 25

Estimate: £1,000 - £1,500

Date: 6 Mar 2019

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RICHARD COSWAY (1742-1821) Portrait miniature of a Gentleman, wearing a blue coat, white jabot and powdered hair en queue, c. 1785 Watercolour on ivory Contemporary gold frame with seed pearl border, the reverse with bright-cut engraved border, the reverse glazed to reveal paper Oval, 1.7in (42mm

Lot #: 26

Estimate: £1,000 - £1,500

Date: 6 Mar 2019

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GEORGE ENGLEHEART (BRITISH 1752 – 1829) Portrait miniature of a Lady in profile facing left, wearing white dress with long strand of black pearls across her décolletage, her powdered hair adorned with a black headdress decorated with black and white feathers and white ribbons Watercolour on ivory

Lot #: 27

Estimate: £500 - £700

Date: 6 Mar 2019

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ANDREW PLIMER (BRITISH 1763-1837) Portrait miniature of a Gentleman, wearing a black coat with white cravat, cloud and sky background Watercolour on ivory Gold frame, the reverse glazed to reveal plaited hair, fitted red leather case Oval, 77mm high This lot is subject to CITES regulations

Lot #: 28

Estimate: £800 - £1,200

Date: 6 Mar 2019

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THOMAS RICHMOND (BRITISH 1771-1837) Portrait miniature of a Naval officer wearing blue jacket with gold epaulets, white waistcoat and cravat Watercolour on ivory Gold frame, the reverse glazed to reveal locks of hair tied with gold wire and seed pearls on opalescent glass Oval, 74mm high This lot is

Lot #: 29

Estimate: £800 - £1,200

Date: 6 Mar 2019

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ANDREW PLIMER (BRITISH 1763-1837) Portrait miniature of a Gentleman, wearing a dark blue coat with gold buttons, a white waistcoat and cravat, cloud and sky background Watercolour on ivory Gold frame, the reverse glazed to reveal gold monogram ‘ST’ on a woven hair panel Oval, 77mm high This lot is

Lot #: 30

Estimate: £800 - £1,200

Date: 6 Mar 2019