• The Manolo March Collection Fr auction at Christies

    Sale 7817

    The Manolo March Collection From Son Galcerán, Mallorca

    28 - 29 October 2009, London, King Street

  • Lot 205

    FOUR PORTRAIT MINIATURES

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    FOUR PORTRAIT MINIATURES
    An officer, in dark blue coat with silver-bordered collar, wearing three orders, dark hair and moustache (Spanish School, circa 1810/20); an officer, in similar uniform, seated informally on a red chair, grey curtain background (Spanish School, circa 1810); a lady, in white Empire dress, coral necklace, earrings, dark upswept hair decorated with roses (Continental School, circa 1810); a lady, in white dress with black lace trim and red ribbon tied at front, black choker, powdered hair and black plumed hat decorated with flowers (by J. Kreüzburg, circa 1770/80)
    The lady in white Empire dress indistinctly signed (lower left); the lady in white dress and plumed hat signed 'J. Kreüzburg.pingist' (mid-right)
    all on ivory
    rectangular, circular and oval, from 2 3/8 in. (57 mm.) to 3 1/8 in. (77 mm.) high, gilt-metal and wood frames (4)


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