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    Sale 7731

    Centuries of Style: Silver, European Ceramics, Portrait Miniatures and Gold Boxes

    2 June 2009, London, King Street

  • Lot 274

    ANDREW PLIMER (BRITISH, 1763-1837)

    A young lady, in white muslin day dress with puffed sleeves, her curling chestnut hair worn à l'antique; sky background

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    ANDREW PLIMER (BRITISH, 1763-1837)
    A young lady, in white muslin day dress with puffed sleeves, her curling chestnut hair worn à l'antique; sky background
    on ivory
    oval, 3 in. (76 mm.) high, gilt-metal frame with split-pearl surround


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    Provenance

    Mrs D. Salt; Christie's, London, 27 February 1968, lot 84.
    Alvin J. Huss (1904-1998) Collection, Evanston, Ill.; Sotheby's, London, 4 December 1985, lot 113.


    Pre-Lot Text

    PROPERTY FROM THE LATE DR WILLIAM LINDSAY GORDON COLLECTION


    Literature

    D. Foskett, Collecting Miniatures, Woodbridge, 1979, illustrated p. 382, pl. 110C.
    D. Foskett, Miniatures: Dictionary and Guide, Woodbridge, 1987, illustrated p. 382, pl. 110C.