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    Sale 7550

    Important Portrait Miniatures and Gold Boxes

    9 December 2008, London, King Street

  • Lot 78

    JOHANN MICHAEL HOLDER (GERMAN, 1796-1861)

    King William I of Württemberg (1781-1864), in blue uniform with red piping and gold epaulettes, wearing the cross of the Royal Württembergian Order of Frederick (founded 1830), the badge of the Royal Württembergian Order of Military Merit and one other badge; sky background

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    JOHANN MICHAEL HOLDER (GERMAN, 1796-1861)
    King William I of Württemberg (1781-1864), in blue uniform with red piping and gold epaulettes, wearing the cross of the Royal Württembergian Order of Frederick (founded 1830), the badge of the Royal Württembergian Order of Military Merit and one other badge; sky background
    on ivory
    oval, 1 7/8 in. (48 mm.) high, cast gilt-metal frame with putti and crown surmount


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    William Frederick Charles, son of King Frederick I of Württemberg and his first wife Augusta of Brunswick-Wolfenbüttel, married Charlotte of Bavaria in 1808 (and was divorced in 1814) and secondly Catherine Pavlovna, Grand Duchess of Russia in 1816 and thirdly Pauline of Württemberg in 1820.

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