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    Sale 7550

    Important Portrait Miniatures and Gold Boxes

    9 December 2008, London, King Street

  • Lot 127

    HORACE HONE, A.R.A. (ANGLO-IRISH, 1754/56-1825/27)

    A young gentleman called R. Harmsworth, in blue coat with large silver buttons, buff-coloured waistcoat and knotted white cravat with pleated jabot, grey-powdered wig; sky background

    Price Realised  

    HORACE HONE, A.R.A. (ANGLO-IRISH, 1754/56-1825/27)
    A young gentleman called R. Harmsworth, in blue coat with large silver buttons, buff-coloured waistcoat and knotted white cravat with pleated jabot, grey-powdered wig; sky background
    signed with initials and dated 'HH 1789' (lower right)
    oval, 2 7/16 in. (61 mm.) high, silver-gilt frame with bright-cut border, the polished reverse with central panel of plaited brown hair surrounded by engraved ribbon-twist and foliate bands and inscription 'R. HARMSWORTH MY DEAR LOVE 1790'


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