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    Sale 7731

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

    2 June 2009, London, King Street

  • Lot 217

    CHRISTIAN FRIEDRICH ZINCKE (ANGLO-GERMAN, 1683/84-1767)

    Mary Campbell, née Bellenden (bap. 1685, d. 1736), in black Renaissance-style dress, pearl strand suspended across the bodice, pearl necklace, white ruff with lace band, a gold embroidered black cap with white feather in her upswept dark brown hair

    Price Realised  

    CHRISTIAN FRIEDRICH ZINCKE (ANGLO-GERMAN, 1683/84-1767)
    Mary Campbell, née Bellenden (bap. 1685, d. 1736), in black Renaissance-style dress, pearl strand suspended across the bodice, pearl necklace, white ruff with lace band, a gold embroidered black cap with white feather in her upswept dark brown hair
    enamel on copper
    oval, 1¾ in. (45 mm.) high, gilt-metal frame
    paper label attached to the counter-enamel inscribed 'Honble. Mary, daughter of Bellenden, m. 1720 John Campbell K. T. 4th Duke of Argyll.'


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    Another miniature of Mary Campbell, née Bellenden, by Zincke after Charles Jervas (British, c. 1675-1739), sold Sotheby's, London, 15 July 1968, lot 98. The miniature after Charles Jervas's full-length portrait of Mary Campbell, as Mary Queen of Scotts, bears the inscription 'The Honb: Mary Campbell Daught. to: Jo: L Bellenden. and Wife to Colo. Jo: Campbell. /CF. Zincke pinxt 1722' on its counter-enamel.

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