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    Sale 7731

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

    2 June 2009, London, King Street

  • Lot 265

    ANDREW PLIMER (BRITISH, 1763-1837)

    Henry George Herbert, 2nd Earl of Carnarvon (1772-1833), Lord Porchester, in brown double-breasted coat, white frilled shirt and cravat, powdered hair

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    ANDREW PLIMER (BRITISH, 1763-1837)
    Henry George Herbert, 2nd Earl of Carnarvon (1772-1833), Lord Porchester, in brown double-breasted coat, white frilled shirt and cravat, powdered hair
    on ivory
    oval, 3 in. (76 mm.) high, gilt-metal frame, glazed woven hairwork reverse


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    Henry George Herbert was the son of Henry Herbert, 1st Earl of Carnarvon (d. 1811) and his wife, Lady Elizabeth Alicia Maria Wyndham (d. 1826). He served as the Member of Parliament for Cricklade from 1794 until he suceeded to his father's titles in 1811. He married Elizabeth Kitty Acland, daughter of Colonel John Dyke Acland, in 1796.

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    Provenance

    Edward Joseph Collection, no. 72.
    John Pierpont Morgan (1837-1913) Collection, New York; Christie's, London, 26 June 1935, lot 419, the sitter erroneously identified as the 1st Earl of Carnarvon (36 gns. to Walker).
    Helen M. de Kay; Parke-Bernet Galleries, New York, 9 December 1966, lot 272.


    Saleroom Notice

    Please note the property title for this lot should read "Property from the Estate of Arthur I. Appleton"


    Pre-Lot Text

    PROPERTY FROM THE ESTATE OF ARTHUR I. APPLETON


    Literature

    G. C. Williamson, Andrew & Nathaniel Plimer. Miniature Painters, Their Lives and Their Works, London, 1903, p. 42.
    G. C. Williamson, Catalogue of the Collection of Miniatures, the Property of J. Pierpont Morgan, London, 1906, II, p. 96, no. 360.


    Exhibited

    London, Burlington Fine Arts Club, Exhibition of Portrait Miniatures, 1889, Case XL, no. 72 (as Henry, Lord Porchester, 2nd Earl of Carnarvon, lent by Edward Joseph).