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    Sale 5352

    Christie's Interiors

    22 April 2008, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 581

    GERVASE SPENCER

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    GERVASE SPENCER
    A YOUNG BOY CALLED CHARLES NORMAN, IN BLUE COAT AND WAISTCOAT, LACE COLLAR TIED WITH A BLACK RIBBON, FAIR HAIR; TOGETHER WITH A YOUNG GENTLEMAN, IN BROWN COAT AND WHITE WAISTCOAT, POWDERED HAIR (ENGLISH SCHOOL, CIRCA 1785)
    BOTH ON IVORY, THE FORMER IN GOLD-CASED BROOCH FRAME WITH ENGRAVED BORDER, THE REVERSE ENGRAVED 'CHARLES NORMAN AGED.13.1777'; THE LATTER IN GILT-METAL FRAME WITH GOLD MONOGRAM FE on hairwork reverse
    ovals, 1 3/8 in. (35 mm.) and 1 7/8 in. (47 mm.) high, respectively (2)


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    Provenance

    Part two:
    The Latter-Schlesinger Collection, no. 65.