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    Sale 7550

    Important Portrait Miniatures and Gold Boxes

    9 December 2008, London, King Street

  • Lot 216

    BERNARD LENS (BRITISH, 1682-1740)

    A young lady, in royal blue satin open gown with celadon green lining, fastened with gem-set gold and pearl strand closure, ruffled linen shift, gold embroidered gauze mantle, her dark curling hair falling over her left shoulder

    Price Realised  

    BERNARD LENS (BRITISH, 1682-1740)
    A young lady, in royal blue satin open gown with celadon green lining, fastened with gem-set gold and pearl strand closure, ruffled linen shift, gold embroidered gauze mantle, her dark curling hair falling over her left shoulder
    signed with gold monogram 'BL' (lower right)
    on ivory
    oval, 2 13/16 in. (71 mm.) high, rectangular wood frame


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    Provenance

    Christie's, London, 24 May 1977, lot 88.