13 December 2007,
London, South Kensington
Price realised GBP 1,000
Estimate GBP 400 - GBP 600
HENRY BONE, R.A., AFTER SIR THOMAS LAWRENCE, P.R.A.
King George IV when Prince Regent (1762-1830), in fur-bordered blue coat, black stock, wearing jewelled pin suspended from a scarlet ribbon, and the breast star of the Order of the Garter
on enamel, signed, inscribed and dated on reverse ' His Majesty London Dec 1828 Painted by H. Bone R.A. x:xr after Sr.J. Lawrence P.R.A.', gold-cased brooch frame
oval, 1 in. (25 mm.) high
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