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    Sale 7550

    Important Portrait Miniatures and Gold Boxes

    9 December 2008, London, King Street

  • Lot 198

    ARTHUR DEVIS (BRITISH, 1712-1787)

    A young lady in grey satin robe à la française with white gauze collar, dark grey stomacher with strands of pearls, dark curling hair dressed with pearls; on the reverse of the ivory plaque the same sitter flipped, in unadorned, grey satin robe à la française, dark curling hair

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    ARTHUR DEVIS (BRITISH, 1712-1787)
    A young lady in grey satin robe à la française with white gauze collar, dark grey stomacher with strands of pearls, dark curling hair dressed with pearls; on the reverse of the ivory plaque the same sitter flipped, in unadorned, grey satin robe à la française, dark curling hair
    signed with monogram and dated on the obverse 'AD. 1748.' (lower left)
    on ivory
    oval, 1 5/8 in. (41 mm.) high, later gilt-metal mount with glazed reverse


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