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    Sale 7731

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

    2 June 2009, London, King Street

  • Lot 198

    CIRCLE OF FRANCISZEK SMIADECKI (ANGLO-POLISH, FL. C. 1664)

    King Charles II (1630-1685), in steel cuirass with gilt-riveted pauldrons, white lawn collar with fine needle lace border, wearing the blue moiré sash of the Order of the Garter, long brown curling periwig

    Price Realised  

    CIRCLE OF FRANCISZEK SMIADECKI (ANGLO-POLISH, FL. C. 1664)
    King Charles II (1630-1685), in steel cuirass with gilt-riveted pauldrons, white lawn collar with fine needle lace border, wearing the blue moiré sash of the Order of the Garter, long brown curling periwig
    oil on copper
    oval, 2 1/16 in. (53 mm.) high, turned ebonized wood frame with twisted gilt-wire inlay


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    A miniature of King Charles II by Franciszek Smiadecki was sold Christie's, London, 21 October 1997, lot 1.

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    Provenance

    Christie's, London, 16 November 1976, lot 65 (as School of Cooper).


    Pre-Lot Text

    PROPERTY FROM THE LATE DR WILLIAM LINDSAY GORDON COLLECTION