• Christie's Interiors auction at Christies

    Sale 5915

    Christie's Interiors

    8 September 2009, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 250

    A GILTWOOD FRAME WITH PORTRAIT MINIATURES OF CHARLES II & LADIES OF HIS COURT

    19TH CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    A GILTWOOD FRAME WITH PORTRAIT MINIATURES OF CHARLES II & LADIES OF HIS COURT
    19TH CENTURY
    The glazed moulded-oval frame with moss-green velvet interior containing thirteen labelled ivory-mounted enamel portrait miniatures depicting Charles II surrounded by Catherine of Braganza and eleven ladies of his court (English School, 19th Century)
    the miniatures: enamel on metal
    frame, 22 7/8 in. (58 cm.) high; oval miniatures, from 2¼ in. (57 mm.) to 3¼ in. (83 mm.) high, turned ivory mounts


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