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    Sale 7550

    Important Portrait Miniatures and Gold Boxes

    9 December 2008, London, King Street

  • Lot 107

    JAMES LEAKEY (BRITISH, 1775-1865)

    Lady John Chichester, in lace-bordered white dress with short puffed sleeves and sash, brown hair dressed in ringlets; landscape and pillar background

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    Estimate

    JAMES LEAKEY (BRITISH, 1775-1865)
    Lady John Chichester, in lace-bordered white dress with short puffed sleeves and sash, brown hair dressed in ringlets; landscape and pillar background
    inscribed on backing card 'Lady John Chichester'
    on ivory
    rectangular, 3 5/8 x 2 7/8 in. (93 x 73 mm.), gilt-metal frame with glazed reverse


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    Provenance

    Christie's, London, 10 October 1978, lot 131.


    Saleroom Notice

    This miniature by Leakey is a copy after a miniature by Sir William John Newton, signed and dated 1822, sold Christie's, Geneva, 16 May 1984, lot 447.