• Centuries of Style: Silver, Eu auction at Christies

    Sale 7800

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

    17 November 2009, London, King Street

  • Lot 327

    ATTRIBUTED TO THOMAS HAZLEHURST (BRITISH, 1740-1821)

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    ATTRIBUTED TO THOMAS HAZLEHURST (BRITISH, 1740-1821)
    A gentleman, in mauve coat, white waistcoat and frilled cravat, powdered hair; sky background
    on ivory
    oval, 2 9/16 in. (64 mm.) high, stamped gold mount within gilt-metal frame, the reverse centred with diamond-set initial 'F' on oval panel of woven hair, bordered by seed-pearls, within outer border of translucent blue glass on textured ground, set with small diamonds mounted as flowerheads within outer border of seed-pearls


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    Provenance

    Bruton Knowles, Gloucestershire, 8 December 1994, lot 66 (as by William Wood).