• 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 340

    JOHN BUNCOMBE (BRITISH, FL. 1820-1830)

    Price Realised  

    JOHN BUNCOMBE (BRITISH, FL. 1820-1830)
    An officer called Robert Carthew Reynolds (1745-1811), in profile to the left, in military uniform, gold-edged blue coat with gold buttons, gold epaulette, powdered hair and sideburns
    on card
    oval, 3½ in. (88 mm.) high, rectangular gilt-metal and wood frame


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    A paper label on the reverse gives the identification of the sitter as Rear-Admiral Robert Carthew Reynolds, who was a member of the British Royal Navy and fought in the French Revolutionary Wars.

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