Portrait Miniatures, Objects of Vertu, Silver & Russian Works of Art

Christie's
13 December 2007, London, South Kensington

Date of the auction: 13.12.2007

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FOLLOWER OF GONZALES COQUES, CIRCA 1620

FOLLOWER OF GONZALES COQUES, CIRCA 1620
FOLLOWER OF GONZALES COQUES, CIRCA 1620 A young girl, in blue dress with white collar, pearl choker and earrings, red and blue ribbons in her curling hair; together with a gentleman, in black robes and holding a crucifix (Continental School, 18th Century) oils

Lot #: 1500

Estimate: £1,000 - £1,500

Date: 13 Dec 2007

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JOH FRIEDRICH STEINI

JOH. FRIEDRICH STEINI
JOH. FRIEDRICH STEINI An officer called Cadet Didrik Henrik von Wolframsdorff (1750-1785), possibly in Russian uniform of green coat with scarlet facings and gold epaulette, powdered hair en queue gilt-metal frame oval, 1¼ in. (32 mm.) high

Lot #: 1505

Estimate: £600 - £800

Date: 13 Dec 2007

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NICOLAS CLAUDE VASSAL

NICOLAS CLAUDE VASSAL
NICOLAS CLAUDE VASSAL A lady, in white dress, lace-bordered pink and white striped surcoat with pink ribbons, roses and white plumes in her powdered hair enamel on copper, rectangular gilt-metal frame with pierced scrolling surround within blue and white enamel border oval, 1

Lot #: 1511

Estimate: £200 - £250

Date: 13 Dec 2007

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Hornung

Hornung
Hornung A young gentleman, in green coat and white waistcoat, powdered hair en queue signed 'hornung', gilt-metal frame with gold ribbon and bow surmount and border oval, 1 15/16 in. (49 mm.) high

Lot #: 1512

Estimate: £800 - £1,200

Date: 13 Dec 2007

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GERMAN SCHOOL, CIRCA 1720

GERMAN SCHOOL, CIRCA 1720
GERMAN SCHOOL, CIRCA 1720 A lady, in brown dress with white bodice and lace choker, a green bow and a cross at corsage, red bows on her sleeves, wearing a bonnet; a lady, in blue dress (English School, circa 1750); a gentleman, in profile to left, in brown coat; and a

Lot #: 1514

Estimate: £300 - £500

Date: 13 Dec 2007

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FRENCH SCHOOL, CIRCA 1770

FRENCH SCHOOL, CIRCA 1770
FRENCH SCHOOL, CIRCA 1770 A gentleman, in pale blue coat and wearing the blue sash of the Royal French Order of the St. Esprit; and a gentleman in grey coat and floral waistcoat (French School, circa 1790) the former bearing signature 'hall', gilt-metal frame with ribbon

Lot #: 1520

Estimate: £200 - £300

Date: 13 Dec 2007

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CONTINENTAL SCHOOL, CIRCA 1780

CONTINENTAL SCHOOL, CIRCA 1780
CONTINENTAL SCHOOL, CIRCA 1780 A gentleman, in ermine-lined blue coat, frilled lace cravat, powdered wig en queue gilt-metal frame oval, 1 5/8 in. (41 mm.) high

Lot #: 1521

Estimate: £400 - £600

Date: 13 Dec 2007

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LÉGÉ

LÉGÉ
LÉGÉ A boy called Ferdinand (b. 1814), in blue coat with silver buttons, white shirt with large frilled collar, short dark hair signed and dated 'Légé 1818' gilt-metal mount within rectangular black verre-églomisé surround with gilt-metal border oval, 2 5/16 in. (59 mm.) high

Lot #: 1525

Estimate: £400 - £600

Date: 13 Dec 2007

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JEAN-BAPTISTE MASSÉ

JEAN-BAPTISTE MASSÉ
JEAN-BAPTISTE MASSÉ A lady, in embroidered grey silk dress with jewel encrusted bodice and pink ribbons at elbows, grey silk cloak fastened with a pink bow at her neck, flowers in her powdered upswept hair, her left arm raised and a black mask attached to her right wrist on card

Lot #: 1526

Estimate: £200 - £300

Date: 13 Dec 2007

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BOURDON, 1796

BOURDON, 1796
BOURDON, 1796 A young gentleman, in profile to left, in blue coat and spotted white waistcoat, frilled cravat, hair en queue signed 'Bourdon [17]96', gilt-metal mount oval, 1 5/8 in. (41 mm.) high

Lot #: 1532

Estimate: £300 - £500

Date: 13 Dec 2007

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A LOUIS XVI GOLD-MOUNTED TORTOISESHELL BONBONNIÈRE, MARKED P...

A LOUIS XVI GOLD-MOUNTED TORTOISESHELL BONBONNIÈRE, MARKED PARIS 1774-80
A LOUIS XVI GOLD-MOUNTED TORTOISESHELL BONBONNIÈRE, MARKED PARIS 1774-80 the lid inset with oval enamel plaque depicting a young lady reading a love letter in a landscape 2 5/16 in. (59 mm.) diam

Lot #: 1533

Estimate: £500 - £700

Date: 13 Dec 2007

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CONTINENTAL SCHOOL, 19TH CENTURY

CONTINENTAL SCHOOL, 19TH CENTURY
CONTINENTAL SCHOOL, 19TH CENTURY Tyge Ottesen Brahe (1546-1601), in black doublet and ruff, a globe, telescope and mathematical instruments beside him gilt-wood frame rectangular, 1¾ x 2 3/8 in. (44 x 61 mm

Lot #: 1535

Estimate: £400 - £600

Date: 13 Dec 2007

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ENGLISH SCHOOL, CIRCA 1755

ENGLISH SCHOOL, CIRCA 1755
ENGLISH SCHOOL, CIRCA 1755 A young lady, in yellow dress with black lace shawl collar signed and dated 'B 1775', gilt-metal brooch frame with pierced outer border oval, 1 5/8 in. (41 mm.) high

Lot #: 1536

Estimate: £400 - £600

Date: 13 Dec 2007

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ATTRIBUTED TO PETER PAUL LENS, CIRCA 1740

ATTRIBUTED TO PETER PAUL LENS, CIRCA 1740
ATTRIBUTED TO PETER PAUL LENS, CIRCA 1740 A lady, in orange dress with blue ribbon, a cap in her dark hair, pearl choker; and a gentleman in purple coat, powdered wig en queue (English School, circa 1760) gilt-metal frame; chased and engraved gilt-metal

Lot #: 1538

Estimate: £200 - £300

Date: 13 Dec 2007

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GERVASE SPENCER

GERVASE SPENCER
GERVASE SPENCER An officer of the 16th Light Dragoons, in scarlet coat with black facings and silver lace, powdered hair signed with initials 'GS', gilt-metal bracelet clasp frame oval, 1 5/16 in. (33 mm.) high

Lot #: 1539

Estimate: £600 - £800

Date: 13 Dec 2007

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ENGLISH SCHOOL, CIRCA 1770

ENGLISH SCHOOL, CIRCA 1770
ENGLISH SCHOOL, CIRCA 1770 A gentleman called Oliver Goldsmith, in green coat and waistcoat, powdered wig; and a young lady in pale grey dress, black cloak and veil over her hair the former in gold-cased frame with reverse engraved ' Oliver Goldsmith 1769 '; the latter in

Lot #: 1541

Estimate: £200 - £300

Date: 13 Dec 2007

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RICHARD COSWAY, RA, CIRCA 1790

RICHARD COSWAY, R.A., CIRCA 1790
RICHARD COSWAY, R.A., CIRCA 1790 A gentleman believed to be the English portrait painter, George Romney (1734-1802), in blue coat and white shirt gilt metal mount in rectangular ripple mounted wood frame with green velvet surround oval, 2½ in. (63 mm.) high

Lot #: 1542

Estimate: £500 - £700

Date: 13 Dec 2007

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ENGLISH SCHOOL, CIRCA 1780/90

ENGLISH SCHOOL, CIRCA 1780/90
ENGLISH SCHOOL, CIRCA 1780/90 Three members of the Whiteside Family: a young gentleman, in blue coat and frilled white cravat; William Whiteside, in scarlet coat and white shirt; and a lady, in white dress and fur-bordered green surcoat rectangular black frames ovals, 1

Lot #: 1543

Estimate: £300 - £500

Date: 13 Dec 2007

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HENRY STUBBLE, 1792

HENRY STUBBLE, 1792
HENRY STUBBLE, 1792 Mrs. George Blackman, in blue dress and white fichu, powdered hair oil on card, gilt-metal frame oval, 3 5/8 in. (92 mm.) high

Lot #: 1544

Estimate: £300 - £500

Date: 13 Dec 2007

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ENGLISH SCHOOL, CIRCA 1770/1780

ENGLISH SCHOOL, CIRCA 1770/1780
ENGLISH SCHOOL, CIRCA 1770/1780 Two young gentlemen, both in blue coats, lace cravats and powdered hair en queue gilt-metal frames: one with half pearl border; one in brooch frame with gold monogram LK on hairwork reverse ovals, 1 1/8 in. (28 mm.) and 1 11/16 in. (43

Lot #: 1547

Estimate: £300 - £400

Date: 13 Dec 2007

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SAMPSON TOWGOOD ROCH

SAMPSON TOWGOOD ROCH
SAMPSON TOWGOOD ROCH A naval officer, in blue coat with gold lace and epaulette, powdered hair en queue signed and dated 'S Roch 1796', gilt-metal pendant frame with blue glass reverse oval, 2 15/16 in. (75 mm.) high

Lot #: 1548

Estimate: £600 - £800

Date: 13 Dec 2007

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ENGLISH SCHOOL, EARLY 19TH CENTURY

ENGLISH SCHOOL, EARLY 19TH CENTURY
ENGLISH SCHOOL, EARLY 19TH CENTURY A mother, seated holding her infant: she, seated in white dress with blue sash; the child, in white dress and bonnet, holding a gold and coral rattle; together with an officer, in blue coat and gold epaulette; and a gentleman

Lot #: 1551

Estimate: £400 - £600

Date: 13 Dec 2007

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ENGLISH SCHOOL, CIRCA 1830

ENGLISH SCHOOL, CIRCA 1830
ENGLISH SCHOOL, CIRCA 1830 A lady, in blue dress and wearing a lace bonnet on her ringlets gilt-metal frame oval, 2 5/8 in. (67 mm.) high; two Edwardian miniatures of a child and a lady; and a decorative miniature of a girl, on ivorine (4

Lot #: 1552

Estimate: £300 - £400

Date: 13 Dec 2007

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ELIZA THICKE

ELIZA THICKE
ELIZA THICKE Donald Thomas Cochrane, 10th Earl of Dundonald, in blue coat with gold epaulettes, black stock, wearing the red sash of the Order of Bath rectangular black frame with gilt-metal mount oval, 3 1/8 in. (80 mm.) high; together with a letter signed by Dundonald to George

Lot #: 1554

Estimate: £800 - £1,200

Date: 13 Dec 2007

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AFTER ANDREW PLIMER

AFTER ANDREW PLIMER
AFTER ANDREW PLIMER A young lady, in white dress with blue stole over her shoulders, her dark hair in curls gilt-metal pendant frame oval, 3 in. (76 mm.) high

Lot #: 1555

Estimate: £300 - £500

Date: 13 Dec 2007

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AFTER RICHARD COLLINS

AFTER RICHARD COLLINS
AFTER RICHARD COLLINS George III (1738-1820), in Windsor uniform, blue sash and breast-star of the Order of the Garter, short powdered wig mounted on the lid of a gilt-mounted tortoiseshell rectangular box oval, 1½ in. (38 mm.) high

Lot #: 1557

Estimate: £300 - £500

Date: 13 Dec 2007

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WILLIAM JOHN THOMSON, 1831

WILLIAM JOHN THOMSON, 1831
WILLIAM JOHN THOMSON, 1831 Charlotte Trotter, in off-the-shoulder blue dress, a patterned stole over her shoulder, her hair dressed in ringlets and topknot signed, inscribed and dated on accompanying letter '...Painted by W.J. Thomson September 1831 _ Edinburgh /...', in

Lot #: 1558

Estimate: £250 - £350

Date: 13 Dec 2007

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HENRY BONE, RA, AFTER SIR THOMAS LAWRENCE, PRA

HENRY BONE, R.A., AFTER SIR THOMAS LAWRENCE, P.R.A.
HENRY BONE, R.A., AFTER SIR THOMAS LAWRENCE, P.R.A. King George IV when Prince Regent (1762-1830), in fur-bordered blue coat, black stock, wearing jewelled pin suspended from a scarlet ribbon, and the breast star of the Order of the Garter on

Lot #: 1560

Estimate: £400 - £600

Date: 13 Dec 2007

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RUSSIAN SCHOOL, CIRCA 1800

RUSSIAN SCHOOL, CIRCA 1800
RUSSIAN SCHOOL, CIRCA 1800 A lady, in white dress and wearing a white voile scarf in her upswept curling hair; sky background gilt-metal frame octagonal, 2¼ x 1 7/8 in. (57 x 47 mm

Lot #: 1562

Estimate: £300 - £500

Date: 13 Dec 2007

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ROBERT THEER

ROBERT THEER
ROBERT THEER A young boy, in open blue coat, blue striped white waistcoat, a gold stickpin in his pleated shirt, tied white cravat signed 'Rob. Theer', gilt-metal mount oval, 2 11/16 in. (67 mm.) high

Lot #: 1563

Estimate: £300 - £500

Date: 13 Dec 2007