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    Sale 5352

    Christie's Interiors

    22 April 2008, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 569

    CONTINENTAL SCHOOL, 18TH CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    CONTINENTAL SCHOOL, 18TH CENTURY
    A COLLECTION OF EIGHT PORTRAIT MINIATURES INCLUDING: A LADY, IN LOW-CUT GOLD DRESS WITH BLUE STOLE OVER HER SHOULDER, POWDERED UPSWEPT HAIR; TWO GENTLEMEN, IN DOUBLETS, LONG DARK HAIR; A GENTLEMAN, IN BLACK COAT, RED HAIR, MOUSTACHE AND BEARD
    OILS ON COPPER, GILT-METAL FRAMES
    OVALS, 1½ IN. (38 MM.) AND 1 1/16 IN. (26 MM.) HIGH; A GENTLEMAN IN BLUE COAT, LACE CRAVAT AND LARGE RED BOW-TIE, LONG CURLING HAIR; TOGETHER WITH A YOUNG LADY IN ORANGE EMBROIDERED PINK DRESS WITH LACE COLLAR AND SLEEVES, FLOWERS IN HER HAIR; AND A GENTLEMAN IN ORANGE ROBES, LACE CRAVAT AND LONG CURLING WIG TOGETHER WITH A LADY IN GOLD-EMBROIDERED BLUE DRESS WITH PINK-LINED GOLD-COLOURED STOLE WITH GEM-SET BROOCHES
    OILS ON COPPER, MOUNTED ON TWO COMMON RECTANGULAR BLACK FRAME WITH RED VELVET MOUNT
    OVALS, 1¾ IN. (44 MM.) TO 2 7/16 IN. (63 MM.) HIGH (6)


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    Pre-Lot Text

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