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Auction archive: Lot number 434

Nine late 18th/early 19th century Oval bust profile portraits of gentlemen on plaster

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8 Oct 2019
Estimate
£600 - £800
ca. US$748 - US$997
Price realised:
n. a.
Auction archive: Lot number 434

Nine late 18th/early 19th century Oval bust profile portraits of gentlemen on plaster

HOME & Interiors
8 Oct 2019
Estimate
£600 - £800
ca. US$748 - US$997
Price realised:
n. a.
Beschreibung:

Nine late 18th/early 19th century Oval bust profile portraits of gentlemen on plaster by John Miers (1771 -1841), John Field (1756 - 1821) and Mary Lightfoot (1750 -1837) the first portrait attributed to Field looking to dexter wearing a coat with bronzed highlights, the two attributable to Miers both looking to dexter in black comprising a profile of Mr M. Nichen looking wearing robes and mortar board, one depicting a profile of General Maxwell looking to dexter with shaded bronzed highlights, the portraits of Mr Nichen and Rev. Tuckerare two of the few plain black examples by Miers or Fields. the portrait of Admiral Nicholls facing dexter, the others comprising a portrait of a gentleman facing dexter wearing spectacles, another portrait facing dexter and a portrait of William Briggs facing sinister, all in papier mache rectangular frames, the Lightfoot profile depicting a gentleman facing dexter, the rear with printed trade label in oval gilt metal frame, The Lightfoot portrait, 8.5cm x 6.5cm, the Miers and Field portraits, 8cm x 6cm approximately . (9) Fußnoten FOUR EARLY 19TH CENTURY BUST PROFILE PORTRAIT SILHOUETTES ON PLASTER OF GENTLEMAN BY MIERS AND FIELD (BRITISH, 1756-1821 AND 1771-1841) one attributable to John Field two attributable to John Miers the first portrait attributed to Field looking to dexter wearing a coat with bronzed highlights, the rear with Miers and Field label, No. 1, the two attributable to Miers both looking to dexter in black comprising a profile of Mr M. Nichen looking wearing robes and mortar board, the rear with remains of No. 12 trade label and a profile of Rev. Edward Tucker , the rear with remains of No. 11 trade label, the last depicting a profile of General Maxwell looking to dexter with shaded bronzed highlights, the rear with paper trade label and sitters name in ink, all mounted within rectangular papier mache frames with gilt mounts, each 8cm x 6.5cm, unframed (4) The portraits of Mr Nichen and Rev. Tuckerare two of the few plain black examples by Miers or Fields Provenance: The portrait of the unidentified gentleman Bonhams, lot 277, 24th November 1991 Portrait of Mr Nichen Bonhams, lot 21, 30th June 1991 The portrait of General Maxwell Sothebys, lot 102 (part lot), 24th October 2002 FIVE LATE 18TH / EARLY 19TH CENTURY OVAL BUST PROFILE PORTRAITS OF GENTLEMAN ON PLASTER, ONE BY MARY LIGHTFOOT (BRITISH, 1750-1837), THE OTHERS BY MIERS AND FIELD (BRITISH, 1756-1821 AND 1717-1841) INCLUDING A PORTRAIT OF ADMIRAL SIR HENRY NICHOLLS KCB the Lightfoot profile depicting a gentleman facing dexter, the rear with printed trade label in oval gilt metal frame, the Miers and Field portraits all attributable to John Field the portrait of Admiral Nicholls facing dexter, the rear with trade label No. 12, the others comprising a portrait of a gentleman facing dexter wearing spectacles, the rear with trade label No. 12, another portrait facing dexter and a portrait of William Briggs facing sinister, the rear with Miers label, all in papier mache rectangular frames, t the Lightfoot portrait, 8.5cm x 6.5cm, the Miers and Field portraits, 8cm x 6cm approximately (5) Henry Nicholls became a captain of the Royal Navy aged 30 and in 1793 commanded the Royal Sovereign against the French. Provenance: Lightfoot portrait Ex Ransford collection 271. Bonhams, lot 271, 24th November 1991 (£480 hammer) Miers and Field portraits Admiral sir Henry Nicholls Bonhams 14, 8th September 1999 (£380 hammer)

Auction archive: Lot number 434
Auction:
Datum:
8 Oct 2019
Auction house:
Bonhams London
London, Knightsbridge
Beschreibung:

Nine late 18th/early 19th century Oval bust profile portraits of gentlemen on plaster by John Miers (1771 -1841), John Field (1756 - 1821) and Mary Lightfoot (1750 -1837) the first portrait attributed to Field looking to dexter wearing a coat with bronzed highlights, the two attributable to Miers both looking to dexter in black comprising a profile of Mr M. Nichen looking wearing robes and mortar board, one depicting a profile of General Maxwell looking to dexter with shaded bronzed highlights, the portraits of Mr Nichen and Rev. Tuckerare two of the few plain black examples by Miers or Fields. the portrait of Admiral Nicholls facing dexter, the others comprising a portrait of a gentleman facing dexter wearing spectacles, another portrait facing dexter and a portrait of William Briggs facing sinister, all in papier mache rectangular frames, the Lightfoot profile depicting a gentleman facing dexter, the rear with printed trade label in oval gilt metal frame, The Lightfoot portrait, 8.5cm x 6.5cm, the Miers and Field portraits, 8cm x 6cm approximately . (9) Fußnoten FOUR EARLY 19TH CENTURY BUST PROFILE PORTRAIT SILHOUETTES ON PLASTER OF GENTLEMAN BY MIERS AND FIELD (BRITISH, 1756-1821 AND 1771-1841) one attributable to John Field two attributable to John Miers the first portrait attributed to Field looking to dexter wearing a coat with bronzed highlights, the rear with Miers and Field label, No. 1, the two attributable to Miers both looking to dexter in black comprising a profile of Mr M. Nichen looking wearing robes and mortar board, the rear with remains of No. 12 trade label and a profile of Rev. Edward Tucker , the rear with remains of No. 11 trade label, the last depicting a profile of General Maxwell looking to dexter with shaded bronzed highlights, the rear with paper trade label and sitters name in ink, all mounted within rectangular papier mache frames with gilt mounts, each 8cm x 6.5cm, unframed (4) The portraits of Mr Nichen and Rev. Tuckerare two of the few plain black examples by Miers or Fields Provenance: The portrait of the unidentified gentleman Bonhams, lot 277, 24th November 1991 Portrait of Mr Nichen Bonhams, lot 21, 30th June 1991 The portrait of General Maxwell Sothebys, lot 102 (part lot), 24th October 2002 FIVE LATE 18TH / EARLY 19TH CENTURY OVAL BUST PROFILE PORTRAITS OF GENTLEMAN ON PLASTER, ONE BY MARY LIGHTFOOT (BRITISH, 1750-1837), THE OTHERS BY MIERS AND FIELD (BRITISH, 1756-1821 AND 1717-1841) INCLUDING A PORTRAIT OF ADMIRAL SIR HENRY NICHOLLS KCB the Lightfoot profile depicting a gentleman facing dexter, the rear with printed trade label in oval gilt metal frame, the Miers and Field portraits all attributable to John Field the portrait of Admiral Nicholls facing dexter, the rear with trade label No. 12, the others comprising a portrait of a gentleman facing dexter wearing spectacles, the rear with trade label No. 12, another portrait facing dexter and a portrait of William Briggs facing sinister, the rear with Miers label, all in papier mache rectangular frames, t the Lightfoot portrait, 8.5cm x 6.5cm, the Miers and Field portraits, 8cm x 6cm approximately (5) Henry Nicholls became a captain of the Royal Navy aged 30 and in 1793 commanded the Royal Sovereign against the French. Provenance: Lightfoot portrait Ex Ransford collection 271. Bonhams, lot 271, 24th November 1991 (£480 hammer) Miers and Field portraits Admiral sir Henry Nicholls Bonhams 14, 8th September 1999 (£380 hammer)

Auction archive: Lot number 434
Auction:
Datum:
8 Oct 2019
Auction house:
Bonhams London
London, Knightsbridge
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