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    Sale 7556

    Important Portrait Miniatures and Gold Boxes

    10 June 2008, London, King Street

  • Lot 85

    CIRCLE OF JEAN-BAPTISTE MASSÉ (FRENCH, 1687-1767)

    A gentleman, in armour, red vest with scalloped border, lace cravat, full-bottomed powdered wig, wearing the Maltese cross on his breastplate

    Price Realised  

    CIRCLE OF JEAN-BAPTISTE MASSÉ (FRENCH, 1687-1767)
    A gentleman, in armour, red vest with scalloped border, lace cravat, full-bottomed powdered wig, wearing the Maltese cross on his breastplate
    on vellum laid down on card
    oval, 2 5/16 in. (59 mm.) high, silver frame with pierced outer border set with emeralds


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    Provenance

    Christie's, London, 21 June 1999, lot 294.


    Pre-Lot Text

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