• Centuries of Style: Silver, Eu auction at Christies

    Sale 7800

    Centuries of Style: Silver, European Ceramics, Portrait Miniatures and Gold Boxes

    17 November 2009, London, King Street

  • Lot 323

    JOHN BARRY (BRITISH, FL. 1784-1827)

    Price Realised  


    JOHN BARRY (BRITISH, FL. 1784-1827)
    A gentleman, in blue coat with crimson collar, yellow stand-collar waistcoat, white linen ruffled shirt and cravat, powdered hair
    on ivory
    oval, 2½ in. (64 mm.) high, gilt-metal frame with blue glass reverse centred with plaited hair

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    Christie's, London, 12 July 1988, lot 94.