Centuries of Style: Silver, European Ceramics, Glass, Portrait Miniatures and Gold Boxes

Christie's
7 June 2011, London, King Street

Date of the auction: 07.06.2011

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JEAN PETITOT (SWISS, 1607-1691)

JEAN PETITOT (SWISS, 1607-1691)
JEAN PETITOT (SWISS, 1607-1691) A gentleman, in black cloak, lace lawn collar, curling brown wig enamel oval, 1 1/16 in. (27 mm.) high, silver frame, the reverse with mother-of-pearl panel

Lot #: 2

Estimate: £1,000 - £1,500

Date: 7 Jun 2011

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ATTRIBUTED TO ABRAHAM SEAMAN (BRITISH, FL C 1724-1753)

ATTRIBUTED TO ABRAHAM SEAMAN (BRITISH, FL. C. 1724-1753)
ATTRIBUTED TO ABRAHAM SEAMAN (BRITISH, FL. C. 1724-1753) A young gentleman, in raspberry velvet coat with gem-set buttons, frilled cravat, long powdered full-bottomed wig enamel oval, 2 7/8 in. (62 mm.) high, gold frame with engraved border

Lot #: 3

Estimate: £2,000 - £3,000

Date: 7 Jun 2011

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JOHN SADLER (ENGLISH, 1720-1789)

JOHN SADLER (ENGLISH, 1720-1789)
JOHN SADLER (ENGLISH, 1720-1789) William Pitt, 1st Earl of Chatham (1759-1806), seated, his right arm resting on a table, holding a letter, in frock coat, long curling wig signed and inscribed 'The Right Hon. b . l . e W m : Pitt Esq.. r One of His Majesty's

Lot #: 5

Estimate: £1,500 - £2,500

Date: 7 Jun 2011

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ATTRIBUTED TO MARY BEALE (ENGLISH, 1633-1699)

ATTRIBUTED TO MARY BEALE (ENGLISH, 1633-1699)
ATTRIBUTED TO MARY BEALE (ENGLISH, 1633-1699) A young lady, possibly Elizabeth Seymour, née Percy, Duchess of Somerset (1667-1722), in décolleté white-bordered blue dress, gem-set brooch tied at corsage, ermine-bordered red cloak pinned at left shoulder

Lot #: 6

Estimate: £1,000 - £1,500

Date: 7 Jun 2011

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A GROUP OF FOUR ENGLISH PORTRAIT MINIATURES

A GROUP OF FOUR ENGLISH PORTRAIT MINIATURES
18TH AND 19TH CENTURIES
A GROUP OF FOUR ENGLISH PORTRAIT MINIATURES 18TH AND 19TH CENTURIES Sir Walter Raleigh (c. 1552-1618), in black doublet with gem-set buttons, black cloak, white lace-bordered ruff, wearing the blue ribbon and badge of the Order of

Lot #: 7

Estimate: £1,000 - £1,500

Date: 7 Jun 2011

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THOMAS FORSTER (BRITISH, C 1677-1712)

THOMAS FORSTER (BRITISH, C. 1677-1712)
THOMAS FORSTER (BRITISH, C. 1677-1712) William Neyne and his wife Sarah; he, in silk cloak, white cravat, long full-bottomed curling wig; she, in décolleté silk dress with white underslip, billowing silk shawl; landscape background both signed and dated 'T

Lot #: 8

Estimate: £4,000 - £6,000

Date: 7 Jun 2011

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DAVID LOGGAN (ANGLO-DUTCH, 1634-1692)

DAVID LOGGAN (ANGLO-DUTCH, 1634-1692)
DAVID LOGGAN (ANGLO-DUTCH, 1634-1692) A young gentleman, in cloak with fur-covered embroidered sleeves over waistcoat with buttons down the front, falling lace lawn collar, shoulder-length hair signed with initials and dated 'DL 16 [ ]' (lower right) plumbago on

Lot #: 9

Estimate: £3,000 - £5,000

Date: 7 Jun 2011

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JOHN SMART (BRITISH, 1742/43 - 1811)

JOHN SMART (BRITISH, 1742/43 - 1811)
JOHN SMART (BRITISH, 1742/43 - 1811) A young gentleman, in turquoise green coat, cream waistcoat embroidered with gold borders and blue flowers, tied white cravat, reddish powdered hair worn en queue signed with initials and dated 'J. S. 1772.' (lower left) on

Lot #: 10

Estimate: £6,000 - £8,000

Date: 7 Jun 2011

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RICHARD COSWAY, RA (BRITISH, 1742-1821)

RICHARD COSWAY, R.A. (BRITISH, 1742-1821)
RICHARD COSWAY, R.A. (BRITISH, 1742-1821) Mr Allpress, in pale grey coat, white waistcoat and frilled cravat, powdered hair signed and inscribed in full on the reverse 'R d u s . Cosway R.A Primarius Pictor Serenissimi Walliae Principis Pinxit _ /' on ivory

Lot #: 12

Estimate: £3,000 - £5,000

Date: 7 Jun 2011

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JOHN SMART (ENGLISH, 1742/43-1811)

JOHN SMART (ENGLISH, 1742/43-1811)
JOHN SMART (ENGLISH, 1742/43-1811) Mrs Henry Townley Ward, née Eleanor Hucks, in décolleté fur-bordered blue silk dress with white upstand collar, slashed sleeves to reveal yellow, wearing a pale pink sash intertwined with pearls, her upswept hair dressed in curls

Lot #: 13

Estimate: £5,000 - £7,000

Date: 7 Jun 2011

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RICHARD COSWAY RA (BRITISH, 1742-1821)

RICHARD COSWAY R.A. (BRITISH, 1742-1821)
RICHARD COSWAY R.A. (BRITISH, 1742-1821) An important double-sided portrait miniature depicting the four children of Frederick Ponsonby, 3rd Earl of Bessborough (1758-1844) and his wife Henrietta Ponsonby, Countess of Bessborough, née Spencer (1761-1821): Sir

Lot #: 14

Estimate: £30,000 - £50,000

Date: 7 Jun 2011

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ANDREW PLIMER (BRITISH, 1763-1837)

ANDREW PLIMER (BRITISH, 1763-1837)
ANDREW PLIMER (BRITISH, 1763-1837) A young officer, in blue-grey coat with silver facings and epaulettes, frilled white cravat, powdered hair; sky background on ivory oval, 2 3/8 in. (61 mm.) high, gold fausse-montre frame, the reverse centred with oval hair panel

Lot #: 17

Estimate: £1,500 - £2,000

Date: 7 Jun 2011

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JOHN SMART (BRITISH, 1742/43-1811)

JOHN SMART (BRITISH, 1742/43-1811)
JOHN SMART (BRITISH, 1742/43-1811) Charlotte Bertie, Countess of Abingdon, née Warren (c. 1751-1794), in fur-bordered white silk dress pinned at corsage with gem-set brooches, ermine-bordered blue shot-silk cloak, upswept auburn hair decorated with pearls and set

Lot #: 19

Estimate: £20,000 - £30,000

Date: 7 Jun 2011

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SAMUEL ANDREWS (IRISH, 1767-1807)

SAMUEL ANDREWS (IRISH, 1767-1807)
SAMUEL ANDREWS (IRISH, 1767-1807) Richard, 1st Marquess Wellesley (1760-1824), almost in profile to the right, in military uniform, wearing the sash and breast-star of the order of the Garter; together with a portrait of his brother, Henry Wellesley, 1st Baron

Lot #: 20

Estimate: £2,000 - £3,000

Date: 7 Jun 2011

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GEORGE ENGLEHEART (BRITISH, 1750-1829)

GEORGE ENGLEHEART (BRITISH, 1750-1829)
GEORGE ENGLEHEART (BRITISH, 1750-1829) Captain Lord Edward O'Bryen (d. 1824), in naval uniform, gold-bordered blue coat, gold epaulettes, brass buttons, tied white stock, powdered hair and sideburns signed with initial 'E' (lower right) on ivory oval, 3 3/8 in

Lot #: 21

Estimate: £5,000 - £7,000

Date: 7 Jun 2011

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GEORGE ENGLEHEART (BRITISH, 1750/53-1829)

GEORGE ENGLEHEART (BRITISH, 1750/53-1829)
GEORGE ENGLEHEART (BRITISH, 1750/53-1829) Captain Keane Osborne (d. 1812) in blue coat, red waistcoat and frilled cravat signed with initial 'E' (lower right) and signed and dated in full on the reverse 'G Engleheart N o 4 Hertford Street Mayfair Pinxit

Lot #: 22

Estimate: £5,000 - £7,000

Date: 7 Jun 2011

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GUGLIELMO FAIJA (ITALIAN, 1803-1873)

GUGLIELMO FAIJA (ITALIAN, 1803-1873)
GUGLIELMO FAIJA (ITALIAN, 1803-1873) Miss Faija, the artist's sister, in lace-bordered décolleté white dress trimmed with blue ribbon, blue sash tied around waist, seated in a red upholstered chair and holding a bouquet of flowers, blue curtain and sky background

Lot #: 24

Estimate: £800 - £1,200

Date: 7 Jun 2011

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EDUARDO MOIRA (PORTUGESE, 1817-1887)

EDUARDO MOIRA (PORTUGESE, 1817-1887)
EDUARDO MOIRA (PORTUGESE, 1817-1887) A large portrait miniature of a lady, probably a lady-in-waiting to Queen Victoria, full-length in a landscape, in lilac silk dress embroidered with flowers, white lace-bordered underdress with lace sleeves set with lilac

Lot #: 25

Estimate: £800 - £1,200

Date: 7 Jun 2011

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GUILLAUME GABRIEL BOUTON (FRENCH, 1730-1782)

GUILLAUME GABRIEL BOUTON (FRENCH, 1730-1782)
GUILLAUME GABRIEL BOUTON (FRENCH, 1730-1782) A lady, in fur-bordered light-green hooded cape over green dress with white cuffs, her hands in a brown fur muff, wearing a double pearl necklace, her powdered hair dressed with a lace cap adorned with grapes

Lot #: 26

Estimate: £800 - £1,200

Date: 7 Jun 2011

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PETER BALTHASAR VON MURALT (SWISS, 1746-1814)

PETER BALTHASAR VON MURALT (SWISS, 1746-1814)
PETER BALTHASAR VON MURALT (SWISS, 1746-1814) Salomon Gessner (1730-1788), in green-lined blue gown, white shirt and striped tan scarf worn loosely around his neck signed and dated 'B d Muralt 1798' (mid-left) on ivory 3 in. (76 mm.) diam, gilt-metal

Lot #: 27

Estimate: £1,000 - £1,500

Date: 7 Jun 2011

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PIERRE HUAUD II (SWISS, 1647 - C 1698)

PIERRE HUAUD II (SWISS, 1647 - C. 1698)
PIERRE HUAUD II (SWISS, 1647 - C. 1698) A boy, possibly Augustus the Strong (1670-1733), Elector of Saxony and King of Poland, when Frederick Augustus Duke of Saxony, in gilt plate armour comprised of cuirass and spaulders, fine white Venetian lace cravat

Lot #: 29

Estimate: £6,000 - £8,000

Date: 7 Jun 2011

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ITALIAN SCHOOL, CIRCA 1793

ITALIAN SCHOOL, CIRCA 1793
ITALIAN SCHOOL, CIRCA 1793 Ercole III d'Este (1727-1803), Duke of Modena, in red-collared blue coat, frilled white cravat, ermine-bordered red cloak, wearing the red sash and breast-star of the Order of the Holy Spirit, powdered hair worn en queue , campment background on

Lot #: 30

Estimate: £1,000 - £1,500

Date: 7 Jun 2011

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JEAN-BAPTISTE WEYLER (FRENCH, 1747-1791)

JEAN-BAPTISTE WEYLER (FRENCH, 1747-1791)
JEAN-BAPTISTE WEYLER (FRENCH, 1747-1791) A young gentleman, in olive green coat, white frilled cravat, powdered hair signed 'Weyler' (lower right) on ivory 2¼ in. (57 mm.) diam., gilt-metal mount set into the cover of a tortoiseshell bonbonnière

Lot #: 32

Estimate: £3,000 - £5,000

Date: 7 Jun 2011

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JEAN-BAPTISTE JACQUES AUGUSTIN (FRENCH, 1759-1832)

JEAN-BAPTISTE JACQUES AUGUSTIN (FRENCH, 1759-1832)
JEAN-BAPTISTE JACQUES AUGUSTIN (FRENCH, 1759-1832) A young gentleman, in blue coat, white frilled collar, powdered hair worn en queue on ivory oval, 1¾ in. (44 mm.) high, gilt-metal mount set into the cover of a circular tortoiseshell bonbonnière

Lot #: 33

Estimate: £3,000 - £5,000

Date: 7 Jun 2011

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JEAN-BAPTISTE JACQUES AUGUSTIN (FRENCH, 1759-1832)

JEAN-BAPTISTE JACQUES AUGUSTIN (FRENCH, 1759-1832)
JEAN-BAPTISTE JACQUES AUGUSTIN (FRENCH, 1759-1832) A young gentleman formerly called Jérôme Pétion de Villeneuve (1756-1794), in brown coat with embroidered floral waistcoat, frilled white cravat, powdered hair worn en queue ; together with a lady

Lot #: 34

Estimate: £3,000 - £5,000

Date: 7 Jun 2011

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JEAN-BAPTISTE-JOSEPH LE TELLIER SENIOR (FRENCH, C 1726 - AFT...

JEAN-BAPTISTE-JOSEPH LE TELLIER SENIOR (FRENCH, C. 1726 - AFTER 1778)
JEAN-BAPTISTE-JOSEPH LE TELLIER SENIOR (FRENCH, C. 1726 - AFTER 1778) A young lady in ermine-bordered Turkish costume, full-length reclining on a divan and holding a book, in a lavish interior with coffee service and samovar on

Lot #: 35

Estimate: £1,500 - £2,000

Date: 7 Jun 2011

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CONTINENTAL SCHOOL, 19TH CENTURY

CONTINENTAL SCHOOL, 19TH CENTURY
CONTINENTAL SCHOOL, 19TH CENTURY A family portrait depicting a lady, gentleman and a child in an architectural setting: the lady, seated next to a plinth with a dog, in décolleté blue, white and red dress, the gentleman in blue frock coat, white lace cravat, blue cap

Lot #: 36

Estimate: £800 - £1,200

Date: 7 Jun 2011

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JEAN-BAPTISTE-JACQUES AUGUSTIN (FRENCH, 1759-1832)

JEAN-BAPTISTE-JACQUES AUGUSTIN (FRENCH, 1759-1832)
JEAN-BAPTISTE-JACQUES AUGUSTIN (FRENCH, 1759-1832) A French officer, in gold-bordered blue coat, gold epaulette, gold-bordered red waistcoat, frilled cravat, wearing the French Royal Order of St Louis, powdered wig worn en queue dated 1787 (lower

Lot #: 39

Estimate: £3,000 - £5,000

Date: 7 Jun 2011

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FRENCH SCHOOL, CIRCA 1790

FRENCH SCHOOL, CIRCA 1790
FRENCH SCHOOL, CIRCA 1790 A young boy, in blue striped coat with lace collar, fair hair on ivory rectangular with cut corners, 1¼ x ¾ in. (31 x 18 mm.), gold frame with suspension loop

Lot #: 40

Estimate: £1,000 - £1,500

Date: 7 Jun 2011

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PIERRE ROUVIER (FRENCH, 1742-1815)

PIERRE ROUVIER (FRENCH, 1742-1815)
PIERRE ROUVIER (FRENCH, 1742-1815) A young lady, in décolleté mint green dress with white underslip, gauze veil falling from her powdered hair signed and dated 'Rouvier. 1781.' (mid-left) on ivory 3 in. (78 mm.) diam., silver-gilt réverbère frame with white enamel

Lot #: 41

Estimate: £4,000 - £6,000

Date: 7 Jun 2011