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COUNTESS LUCAN Also known as LADY MARGAR...
Late 18th century portrait miniature of Anne, Countess of Pembroke (Lady Anne Cl...
The only surviving child of 3rd Earl of Cumberland, Lady Anne Clifford became famous for fighting a long and determined legal battle over what she ...
£1,200
Ellison Fine Art
ANDREW PLIMER (1763-1837)
Three children, believed to represent Andrew, Joanna and Charlotte, three of the...
It is known that Andrew and his wife Joanna Plimer had five children, four daughters and one son, Andrew, the latter of whom died when quite a chil...
£6,500
Ellison Fine Art
HENRY PIERCE BONE (1779-1855)
Portrait enamel of William Lamb, 2nd Viscount Melbourne (1779-1848), wearing 'Mo...
This sensitively painted enamel shows Lord Melbourne, Prime Minister in 1834 and again in 1835-41, as a young man. Taken from John Hoppner's "Eton ...
£4,500
Ellison Fine Art
Major William Frederick James Hardisty MBE, (1858-1924) the East Surrey Regimen...
Hardisty was a Major in the Worcestershire Regiment in 1910. He was recorded in the London Gazette May 10 1878 as being a Cadet in the 29th Foot an...
£450
Ellison Fine Art
ADA M HOWELL
A portrait of 2nd Lieutenant John Hubert Howells wearing the uniform of the Roya...
set in gilt-metal mount with velvet reverse. Howells was killed in action 9th October 1917. His next of kin was his father, J. Howells, living a...
£650
Ellison Fine Art
MARGARET DOVASTON (1884-1954)
An Edwardian portrait miniature of a young Officer, wearing khaki coat and peake...
gilt-metal frame with glazed reverse. Margaret Isabel Dovaston, a British artist who became particularly well known for her oil paintings of his...
£1,100
Ellison Fine Art
JAMES JENNINGS
A portrait miniature of an unknown Gentleman
set into the original gold bracelet clasp frame Jennings exhibited in London at the Society of Artists from 1763 until 1783 and at the Royal Ac...
£500
Ellison Fine Art
Portrait miniature of young Girl
she wears a white bonnet trimmed with blue ribbon and dress edged with same coloured ribbon Set in a gilt-metal frame
£550
Ellison Fine Art
SIR WILLIAM CHARLES ROSS R.A. (1794-1860)
A miniature portrait of Lady Emily Dundas and another portrait of Graham of Char...
Lady Emily wears white dress trimmed with red bow and matching ribbon in her hair, set in a gilt-metal frame with pierced scrolling border, the rev...
£800
Ellison Fine Art
THOMAS HAZLEHURST (1740-1821)
A pretty portrait miniature of a young Girl
she wears a white dress with blue ribbon waistband and has long curling brown hair in gilt-metal frame
£440
Ellison Fine Art
ADOLPHE DE BATHE R.B.A
Edwardian portrait miniature of a lady in low cut white dress, watercolour on iv...
gilt-metal frame Although the sitter remains unidentified it is possible that the Lady had some connection with the Royal Family as there are t...
£1,000
Ellison Fine Art
HENRY HAWKINS (1796-1880)
Lady Flora Hastings (1806-39) wearing blue dress with pendant brooch, painted in...
Flora, the daughter of the 1st Marquess of Hastings, was Maid of Honour (1832-9) to Victoria, Duchess of Kent, mother of Queen Victoria. She was ...
£1,600
Ellison Fine Art
ALICE GEORGIANA ORDE (NEE ARCHDALE) (1862...
An early 20th century portrait miniature of Lt Colonel John Francis Giradot (182...
Alice Orde (nee Archdale) was the daughter of Frederick Archdale, a successful Banker and Magistrate. The number of servants employed in the famil...
£500
Ellison Fine Art
GEORGE ENGLEHEART (1752-1829)
A portrait miniature of a young Lady wearing coral necklace with cross
She wears a white dress with frilled collar and a coral cross suspended from a coral necklace Set in a gold frame the reverse with blue glass back...
£3,000
Ellison Fine Art
EDWARD ROBERTSON (born 1809)
19th Century portrait miniature of Lt. Charles Howard, wearing black uniform wit...
gilt-metal frame with rope twist border containing two visitor's cards of Mr. Edward Robertson and a card inscribed Top/ Mr Howard A portrait of...
£2,800
Ellison Fine Art
20th Century portrait miniature of Sir Herbert Atkinson Barker, by Mildred Ling...
gilt-metal mount with leather backing Sir Herbert Atkinson Barker (1869-1950) was the most famous British osteopath and manipulator. As a bones...
£1,000
Ellison Fine Art
ROBERT THORBURN (1818-1885)
19th century portrait miniature of Miss Fitzgibbon with plaited hair and mountai...
Thorburn a miniature-painter and associate of the Royal Academy, born at Dumfries in March 1818, was the son of a tradesman. He received his early ...
£2,000
Ellison Fine Art
GEORGE HARGREAVES (1797-1870)
Early 19th century portrait miniature of Lady in velvet gown
oval, framed George was the son of the miniaturist Thomas Hargreaves (1774-1847), like his father he was a member of the Society of British Arti...
£2,200
Ellison Fine Art
MISS ANNIE JANE HARRISON
Edwardian miniature portrait of Marjorie Gladys Stuart Erskine (1889-1910)
She dressed in white dress gold frame with blue and white enamel border incised with foliate motif, the reverse engraved with the inscription Marj...
£3,300
Ellison Fine Art
20th century, hand painted photograph of H.R.H. Prince Albert Duke of York , l...
in gilt-metal mount with velvet reverse, set in the original tooled brown leather travelling case Sold with a letter to Miss Deacon, dated 1957,...
£3,800
Ellison Fine Art
A Victorian portrait miniature of Princess Victoria, aged 13, wearing the badge ...
Set in a chased gilt-metal frame Queen Victoria recorded in her journal the occasion in 1826 on which she was presented with the order which th...
£3,300
Ellison Fine Art
THOMAS HARGREAVES (1774-1846)
Regency portrait miniature of Eliza Hargreaves in white silk dress, possibly the...
Thomas Hargreaves was born in Liverpool, the son of a woollen draper. He must have shown great talent at an early age, as by 1790 he was enrolled a...
£2,800
Ellison Fine Art
SIR WILLIAM JOHN NEWTON
19th century portrait miniature of Mrs. Harvey standing beside an open window
wearing low cut wedding dress trimmed with pearls, her orange her dressed in ringlets set in wood frame with gilded card slip Concentrating on...
£3,000
Ellison Fine Art
ANDREW ROBERTSON (1777-1845)
19th Century wedding portrait miniature of a Lady in white dress and blue kerchi...
she wears a white dress, blue gauze kerchief tied at neck with gold ring, coral necklace, upswept brown hair dressed in ringlets, wearing a silver ...
£4,500
Ellison Fine Art
CHARLES SHIRREFF (1750-1831)
An 18th century portrait miniature of a lady with white bandeau in her hair, pai...
wearing white dress with wide Van Dyck collar and blue over dress, the sleeves slashed to reveal white gold frame, the reverse with gold aperture ...
£2,400
Ellison Fine Art
RICHARD COSWAY (1742-1821)
An attractive portrait of a young lady wearing
An attractive portrait of a young lady wearing plumed black hat, “Van Dyck” dress with black sleeves slashed to reveal pink Cosway, the l...
£5,500
Ellison Fine Art
19th Century Portrait of Paolina Bonaparte in Miniature Painted on Ceramic
Refined portrait of Paolina Bonaparte in miniature painted on ceramic. Painted with brush tip executed with detail details. Beautiful face that exp...
500
Mobili del Passato SRL
ANNIE DIXON
A set of 19th century portrait miniatures of the Browne family of Stainsby, incl...
all set into red leather travelling cases with gilt-metal mounts Mr. G.H. Browne was the proprietor of the Princes Theatre, Manchester, he died ...
£5,000
Ellison Fine Art
JOHN SMART (1741-1811)
A superb portrait of a Major General of the HEIC
A superb portrait of a Major General of the HEIC Set in the original gold frame, the reverse with aperture to reveal gold monogram JB on plaited h...
£15,000
Ellison Fine Art
18th century portrait miniature of Eleanor Sutton, aged 5, painted in watercolou...
wearing a white bonnet tied with blue ribbons and white dress with matching blue ribbon around her waist set in diamond frame, the reverse engrave...
£13,000
Ellison Fine Art
Swiss Gold Portrait Miniature C.1800 attributed Anton Graff.
Antique Portrait Miniature original bevelled crystal, Swiss, C.1800, attrib Anton Graff, depicting a boy with pull toy and orange tree, foliate gol...
US$2,850
Louis Wine, Ltd.
MRS ANNE MEE (c.1770-1851)
An early 19th century portrait miniature of Princess Charlotte (1796-1817) resti...
in shaped red velvet frame with gilt-metal inner border surmounted by a royal crown. The book Charlotte is resting upon is inscribed Beethoven, ...
£3,300
Ellison Fine Art
WILLIAM DOUGLAS (1780-1832)
Regency portrait miniature of Captain Thomas Henry Duthie in the uniform of the...
scarlet coatee with silver wings, yellow facings and tartan plaid sash, a citrine set dirk at his waist Signed dated and inscribed on reverse 13 H...
£4,000
Ellison Fine Art
CHRISTIAN FREDERICK ZINCKE (c.1683-c.1767)
Early 18th century enamel portrait miniature of a lady wearing pink dress
set in the original gold mount This is a particularly attractive example by the German born enameller who in 1706 he came to London to work at ...
£3,000
Ellison Fine Art
ARTHUR DEVIS (1711-1787)
A rare Mid 18th century portrait miniature of John Tennant (1722-90)
in a gold frame, the reverse engraved with the Tennant coat of Arms John Tennant, second son of John Tennant of Chapel House, Yorkshire, was ba...
£7,000
Ellison Fine Art
FREDERICK HARDING
'From Life' portrait miniature of Field Marshall, 1st Duke of Wellington waterco...
This is undoubtedly one of the last "from life" portraits ever.
£1,800
Ellison Fine Art
EDWARD ROBERT HUGHES RWS (1851-1914)
Edwardian portrait miniature of William Holman Hunt O.M. (1827-1910), full-face,...
silver frame with pierced scrollwork, set with zircon, rubies, diamonds, foiled green beryl and foiled topaz, engraved on reverse W. Holman Hunt O....
£22,000
Ellison Fine Art
GEORGE FREEMAN (1787-1868)
19th century portrait miniature of Queen Victoria (1841-1841), aged 22, in white...
Queen Victoria in white dress with blue sash , 1841-1841 Freeman was born in Conneticut and largely self taught, by 19 he was supporting himself...
£3,200
Ellison Fine Art
An enamel portrait miniature brooch of Queen Victoria
in decorative gold frame Depicting Queen Victoria from a popular print of her dressed in State robes from around the time.of the Queen's accessi...
£1,300
Ellison Fine Art
GAETANO MANINI (1730-c.1790)
An enamel portrait miniature of Frederick Louis Prince of Wales (1707-51)
Set in a gilt metal mount This enamel compares well with a signed and dated enamel of the Prince of Wales in the Ashmolean Museum, Oxford (cf. R...
£3,000
Ellison Fine Art
CHRISTIAN FREDERICK ZINCKE (c.1683-c.1767)
Early 18th century portrait miniature of Isaac Borrow of Derby, twice Mayor of ...
gilt-metal frame, the reverse engraved with the arms of Borrow impaling BurtonIsaac Borrow The Borrow family had long been established at Gotha...
£2,400
Ellison Fine Art
WILLIAM ESSEX (1784-1869)
19th Century portrait miniature of David Garrick (1717-1779), painted in enamel...
Set in silver metal ornamented frame The enamel is after R.E Pine's portrait of Garrick, now in the National Portrait Gallery Garrick was on...
£4,000
Ellison Fine Art
JOHN HASLEM (1808-1884)
Victorian enamel portrait of Lady Henrietta Fermor
Henrietta married Thomas Wedderburn-Ogilvy (born 1814) of Perthshire, Scotland. Their marriage was in 1856, six years after this portrait was paint...
£4,000
Ellison Fine Art
Walter Harrowing Large Original Oil Painting Horse Portrait
‘Bay Horse in a stable interior’ Walter Harrowing - 1844-1904 A fine example by this well known artist who specialised mainly in horses, bu...
£2,850
Roger Bradbury Antiques
JEAN ETIENNE LIOTARD (1702-1789)
An 18th century portrait miniature of a gentleman, painted in enamel
Wearing raspberry coat over gold embroidered green waistcoat, his hair en queue in original gold frame Liotard first worked in Rome, Naples and...
£4,200
Ellison Fine Art
GERVASE SPENCER (died 1763)
18th century portrait miniature of a lady dressed in yellow, painted in enamel o...
To create enamel miniatures, powdered glass and metal oxides are mixed with oil to make a paste, which is then painted colour by colour onto a meta...
£3,000
Ellison Fine Art
GERVASE SPENCER (died 1763)
Georgian portrait miniature of a nobleman, watercolour on ivory
wearing blue coat with elaborate silver frogging, a pink waistcoat trimmed with lace and a heart shaped cravat pin, holding a black tricorn hat un...
£3,800
Ellison Fine Art
BESS NORRISS TAIT RWS, RMS (1878-1939)
Edward miniature portrait of a lady in large blue hat adorned with ostrich feath...
in silver gilt frame Bess Norriss Tait (1879-1939), was born in Melbourne and studied under Frederick McCubbin and Bernard Hall at the National ...
£1,800
Ellison Fine Art