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REGINALD EASTON (1807-1893)
Victorian portrait miniatures of Mrs. R.J. Maxwell and Miss R.T. Maxwell, waterc...
Mrs. Maxwell portrait set in the original ormolu frame with pierced scrolling border, the reverse stamped M 165 and a further stamp F/E.. Miss Maxw...
£7,000
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RICHARD COSWAY (1742-1821)
An 18th century portrait miniature of an unknown gentleman, watercolour on ivory
In the original gold frame, the reverse with locks of hair tied with gold wire in the shape of a feather within gold mount and blue glass border ...
£1,800
Ellison Fine Art
GEORGE ENGLEHEART (1752-1829)
An 18th century portrait miniature believed to be King George III, watercolour ...
Set in silver frame Engleheart was a pupil of Joshua Reynolds. He exhibited at the R.A 1773-1822. His works fall into 3 phases, this being an ...
£3,500
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MICHAEL THEWENETI
A Regency portrait miniature of a young Lady holding some sheet music with lyre,...
wearing a white dress, a purple shawl over her right shoulder holding a lyre, landscape background In the original gilded frame According to ...
£2,000
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GEORGE ENGLEHEART (1752-1829)
A portrait miniature of an unknown gentleman, watercolour on ivory
wearing brown coat, white waistcoat and tied stock set in the original gold frame with blue and white enamel border with gold motif, the blue glas...
£5,500
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CHARLES JAGGER (c.1770-1827)
A portrait miniature of General Sir Robert Blair (1754/5-1837) K.C.B., H.E.I.C....
He wears the breast star and neck badge of the Knight of the Bath The reverse with sitter's details, in ornate square frame Blair arrived in In...
£6,500
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ADAM BUCK (1759-1833)
A portrait miniature of a Gentleman
in gold coloured frame, the reverse with locks of hair on silk background Becoming an accomplished miniaturist in the 1780s whilst still in Ir...
£2,000
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WILLIAM GRIMALDI (1751-1830)
An 18th century portrait miniature of Mrs Frederick De Lisle, nee Elizabeth Janv...
Wearing a white dress trimmed with gold thread, red coral bead necklace and pearl brooch in her hair This enchanting portrait forms an important...
£3,000
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GEORGE PLACE (c.1760-1810)
A portrait miniature of Miss Elizabeth Keppel (died 1821) later Mrs Thomas Meyr...
Gold frame, tortoiseshell reverse with old exhibition label and collector label of 1884 Miss Keppel was the illegitimate daughter and co-heire...
£2,800
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JOSEPH SAUNDERS
A late 18th century portrait miniature of Jane Francis Webber
A fabulous portrait of Jane Francis Webber (1770-1824) the , wife of William Webber, aged 16 years. inscribed in full on the reverse "Jane Fran...
£2,000
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EDWARD MILES (1752-1828)
An 18th century unfinished portrait miniature of a Lady
Set in the original gold frame within blue glass border, the reverse glazed to reveal exhibition label of the Burlington Fine Arts Club, where it w...
£1,800
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PHILIP JEAN (1755-1802)
Late 18th century portrait miniature of Thomas de Sausmarez (1756-1837)  who was...
Set into a gilt-metal frame with shaped scrolling border set with blue enamel, the reverse with engraved border "Thomas de Saumarez/ born 7 October...
£1,300
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LAURENCE HILLIARD (1582-1648)
A portrait miniature of a courtier, painted on vellum, circa 1605
the blue background with gold border, set in the lid of a box Laurence, the son of the limner Nicholas Hillard, began his apprenticeship circa ...
£18,000
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PETER OLIVER (c.1594-1647)
A portrait miniature of Lady Sarah Hastings (nee Harrington) (1566-1629) in mou...
Set in turned pear wood frame Sarah Harington was the daughter of Sir James Harington and Lucy Sydney. She married, aged 20 in 1586,Francis Ha...
£12,000
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PENELOPE CARWARDINE (c.1730-c.1800)
A portrait miniature of an unknown Gentleman
wearing gold trimmed lilac coat and orange waistcoat, white cravat and powdered hair en queue. et in gold mount with possibly later filigree scrol...
£450
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GEORGE ENGLEHEART (1752-1829)
A Georgian portrait miniature of W. Williams, a button maker, painted in waterc...
set in gilt-metal frame with inscription verso reading My dear wife's grandfather, W. Williams. G.R" Mr. Williams was clearly a wealthy individ...
£2,200
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JEREMIAH MEYER (1735-1789)
A dashing portrait of unknown officer
wearing scarlet coat with green facings, silver lace and epaulettes, powdered hair en queue Set in the original gold frame with white enamel bord...
£6,500
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RICHARD COSWAY (1742-1821)
An 18th century portrait miniature of a gentleman wearing a plum coloured coat w...
in gilt-metal frame with split pearl border within blue enamel mount set with gold sprays
£5,850
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HENRY COLLEN (1798-1872)
A portrait miniature of John FitzGibbon, 2nd Earl of Clare KP GCH PC (10 July 17...
in square gilt frame, the reverse inscribed Earl of Clare's Picture/ Lady Isabella Fitzgibbon. John was the son of John FitzGibbon, 1st Earl of...
£2,000
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SIR WILLIAM CHARLES ROSS R.A. (1794-1860)
A portrait miniature of a Lady in red dress
William Charles Ross was the son of William Ross, a miniature-painter and teacher of drawing, who exhibited at the RA from 1809 to 1825. His mothe...
£2,500
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A portrait miniature of His Royal Highness William Frederick, The 2nd Duke of Gl...
Wearing undress uniform with the Star of the Garter Set in a gold frame, the reverse with locks of brown plaited hair within gold mount studded wi...
£6,000
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JEAN ANDRE ROUQUET (1701-1758)
A pretty portrait of a Lady
set in a gold frame She wears a low cut pink lined blue dress with pearls on the sleeves and at her corsage, further pearls and a posy of flowers...
£3,200
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HENRY SPICER (1743-1804)
A fine portrait miniature of a child, believed to be Janet Wishart (1788-1820)...
painted in enamel, wearing a low cut pink dress with white underslip, her white bonnet trimmed with flowers set in the original gold frame with sp...
£2,400
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A portrait miniature of an unknown Gentleman
Wearing blue coat, white waistcoat with pearl buttons and frilled white cravat with jewelled stickpin Signed on the obverse and dated 1793 Set in...
£1,500
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MRS ANNE MEE (c.1770-1851)
Miniature portrait of the Hon Henry Edward John Howard, afterwards Dean of Lichf...
Once viewed as sinful, children in the late 18th century onwards, were identified as inherently good and were celebrated in families linked by bond...
£2,000
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CHRISTIAN RICHTER (1678-1732)
A portrait Miniature of Samuel Butler (1613-1680) famous for his satiric poem Hu...
Set in a later gilded gesso frame with erroneous inscription on the reverse Butler was brought up in the household of Sir William Russell (who ...
£5,300
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EDWARD BURCH (1730-1814)
A portrait miniature of a boy wearing a blue jacket, early 19th century
the blue jacket trimmed with gold buttons and white frilled collar Set in a gold frame with blue glass reverse Edward Burch is described as a m...
£1,200
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CORNELIUS BEVIS DURHAM (1809-1884)
A strong miniature portrait of an officer of the 75th Regiment of Foot
set in a gold mount, the glazed reverse with locks of brown hair tied with gold wire on cream silk The regiment embarked for the Cape Colony in ...
£2,000
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THOMAS HARGREAVES (1774-1846)
An early 19th century portrait miniature of a Lady in mauve dress
A pearl and tortoiseshell comb in her upswept brown hair said to be signed and dated 1828 on the reverse, Set in a gold coloured frame Hargreav...
£2,000
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A portrait miniature of a Gentleman in blue coat, late 18th century, watercolour...
Wearing a blue coat, white waistcoat and tied stock Set into a gold coloured mount with plaited hair on the reverse A delightful portrait altho...
£400
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CHARLES JAGGER (c.1770-1827)
A portrait miniature of an unknown Gentleman
Wearing a blue coat, white waistcoat and frilled cravat set in gold frame, the reverse with locks of hair tied with split see pearls on opalescent...
£800
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JOSEF KOSINSKI (1753-1821)
A rare double sided miniature portrait of two Girls and their father
Set either side of a silver-gilt frame with bright-cut border, the Gentleman with plaited hair border Kosinski was born in Cracow and died in Wa...
£2,000
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RICHARD COSWAY (1742-1821)
A portrait miniature of Joseph Tiffin Senhouse (1760-1805) of Calder Abbey, Cumb...
He wears red uniform with gold trimmed blue facings and gold epaulette, black stock and white chemise, his powdered hair en queue Set in the origi...
£4,500
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JOHN COMERFORD (1770-1832)
A miniature portrait of an unknown Gentleman
Wearing a brown coat with black collar, white waistcoat and tied cravat set in the original gold frame with bright-cut borderWearing a black suit...
£1,000
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HENRY EDRIDGE A.R.A (1768-1821)
A portrait miniature of an unknown Gentleman
Wearing a brown coat, with gold buttons and white waistcoat Set in the original gold frame, with gold mount within blue glass border
£750
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A portrait miniature of a young Gentleman, watercolour on ivory
with powdered hair and side burns, wearing a blue coat, white waistcoat and tied cravat Frederick Buck was the younger brother of Adam Buck, als...
£900
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BERNARD LENS (1682-1740)
A Large fine portrait miniature of a young Lady
She wears a blue dress open to reveal a white underslip Lens was the leading miniaturist from 1710 to 1740. Possibly self-taught, miniature pain...
£2,000
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GEORGE ENGLEHEART (1752-1829)
A portrait miniature of an unknown young lady, watercolour on ivory
Wearing white dress with yellow sash and pearls entwined in her upswept brown hair set in a silver-gilt frame, the reverse with mirrored hair comp...
£5,000
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WILLIAM WOOD (1769-1810)
A portrait miniature of a young unknown Lady, watercolour on ivory
Wearing a white dress with frilled collar set in a a gold frame, the reverse with gold initials JW on blue glass within gold mount and plaited blo...
£6,000
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JEAN-BAPTISTE JACQUES AUGUSTIN (1759-1832)
A portrait miniature of Charles Plantade (1764-1839) a French harpsichordist and...
At the age of seven, Plantade entered the school of pages of the king at Versailles . Chosen for their musical abilities, these young people to who...
£4,000
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JOHN BARRY
18th century portrait miniature of Captain Nathaniel Burslem of the 11th Regimen...
, set in the original fish skin case with inscription A Miniature/ of/ Captain/ N. Burslem/ when in the 11th Regt/ of Foot/ painted by Barry/ the c...
£2,800
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THOMAS LE HARDY
Late 18th century portrait miniature of a junior British officer of the 1st Regi...
wearing red uniform with gold epaulettes, the reverse with hair and initials JJ Hardy was born in Jersey where he worked in addition to workin...
£3,000
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THOMAS BRAINE (born 1769)
A Late 18th portrait miniature of a naval officer, painted in watercolour on car...
The artist Thomas Braine, was a London miniaturist born in 1769 who exhibited at the Royal Academy between 1791-1802. This appears to be the only c...
£2,400
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JOHN WRIGHT (1760-1820)
A portrait miniature of Eliza Pilgrim, watercolour on ivory, early 19th Century
In gilt-metal frame with seed pearl border, Glazed reverse. Wright painted miniatures of both Elizabeth Pilgrim and her sister-in-law Annie Ellc...
£1,500
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JEREMIAH MEYER (1735-1789)
A portrait miniature of an unknown lady
She wears a fur trimmed blue dress and lace veil over upswept powdered hair In Gilt-metal brooch mounted frame with blue enamel decorative border...
£1,580
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ALEXANDER GALLAWAY
A late 18th century posthumous portrait miniature of Lieutenant Richard Webb (17...
Lieutenant Richard Webb (1755-1779) wearing scarlet coat with blue facings and gold epaulette, white sword belt with gold plate Signed with initia...
£2,900
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JEREMIAH MEYER (1735-1789)
18th Century Portrait miniature of Mary Colvill
wearing pink dress with white lace collar and pearl at her shoulder, her hair upswept. The present lot is a rare example of Meyer's work, painte...
£1,500
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BERNARD LENS (1682-1740)
An 18th century portrait miniature of Montague Garrard Drake of Shardiloes (1642...
Montague was the son of Montague Drake, M.P., of Shardeloes by Jane, daughter and heir of Sir John Garrard, 3rd Bt., M.P., of Lamer, Herts. He mar...
£4,500
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