• Spanish Splendour  - The Colle auction at Christies

    Sale 7818

    Spanish Splendour - The Collection of a Marqués

    5 November 2009, London, King Street

  • Lot 60



    Price Realised  


    Continental School
    A gentleman in gold-trimmed red coat, black stock, white cravat, powdered hair en queue; a lady in orange dress, upswept hair, circa 1810; a gentleman in black coat, white stock, circa 1810; a gentleman in mauve coat, white embroidered waistcoat, white cravat, powdered hair, circa 1790
    on ivory
    from 2½ in. (63 mm.) diam., gilt-metal mounts; and ovals, from 1 7/8 in. (47 mm.) high, gilt-metal mounts (4)

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