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    Sale 7731

    Centuries of Style: Silver, European Ceramics, Portrait Miniatures and Gold Boxes

    2 June 2009, London, King Street

  • Lot 256

    GEORGE CHINNERY (BRITISH, 1774-1852)

    Anne Thompson, née Bryan, in décolleté white muslin dress with pleated muslin chemise and shoulder-fastening button, her curling chestnut hair worn à l'antique

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    GEORGE CHINNERY (BRITISH, 1774-1852)
    Anne Thompson, née Bryan, in décolleté white muslin dress with pleated muslin chemise and shoulder-fastening button, her curling chestnut hair worn à l'antique
    on ivory
    oval, 3 in. (76 mm.) high, gilt-metal frame with opalescent glass reverse centred with plaited hairwork under glazing surrounded with gold filigree swags, in fitted red morocco case (2)


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    Provenance

    Christie's, London, 27 June 1978, lot 39 (as School of Chinnery).


    Pre-Lot Text

    PROPERTY FROM THE LATE DR WILLIAM LINDSAY GORDON COLLECTION