• The Country House Sale - Newto auction at Christies

    Sale 5984

    The Country House Sale - Newton Hall

    20 January 2010, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 206

    A FRAME CONTAINING THREE ENAMEL MINIATURES

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    A FRAME CONTAINING THREE ENAMEL MINIATURES
    A young gentleman, in burgundy cloak, lace cravat, fair periwig (Continental School, circa 1710); A lady, in ermine-bordered black mourning dress, pearl necklace (Continental School, circa 1660); A gentleman, in black cloak, white lawn collar (Continental School, circa 1660)
    enamels
    ovals, 7/8 in. (22 mm.) high, brass mounts within translucent blue glass set frame


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    Literature

    Inventory and Valuation of the contents of Newton Hall, Felton, Morpeth, Northumberland, The Property of Brigadier General B. F. Widdrington, C.M.G., D.S.O., 1925, p. 131, identified as members of the Widdrington family.