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    Sale 5266

    Portrait Miniatures, Objects of Vertu, Silver & Russian Works of Art

    13 December 2007, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 1520

    FRENCH SCHOOL, CIRCA 1770

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    FRENCH SCHOOL, CIRCA 1770
    A gentleman, in pale blue coat and wearing the blue sash of the Royal French Order of the St. Esprit; and a gentleman in grey coat and floral waistcoat (French School, circa 1790)
    the former bearing signature 'hall', gilt-metal frame with ribbon surmount; silver brooch frame with mother-of-pearl reverse, respectively
    ovals, 1 5/8 in. (41 mm.) and 1 7/8 in. (47 mm.) high (2)


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    Provenance

    The former: Hôtel Drouot, Paris, 10 December 1984, lot 33.
    The latter: Brussels, Palais des Beaux-Arts, 15 June 1977, lot 343.


    Pre-Lot Text

    PROPERTY FROM A BELGIAN PRIVATE COLLECTION