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    Sale 7550

    Important Portrait Miniatures and Gold Boxes

    9 December 2008, London, King Street

  • Lot 190

    JOHN SMART (BRITISH, 1742/43-1811)

    A young gentleman, in blue coat with gold border and buttons, striped waistcoat, white frilled cravat, gold tie pin, powdered hair en queue

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    JOHN SMART (BRITISH, 1742/43-1811)
    A young gentleman, in blue coat with gold border and buttons, striped waistcoat, white frilled cravat, gold tie pin, powdered hair en queue
    signed with initials and dated 'J S 1784' (lower left)
    on ivory
    oval, 1 9/16 in. (40 mm.) high, gold frame


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    Provenance

    With G. Selby, Blenheim Antiques, London, 29 June 1978.


    Saleroom Notice

    Please note that this frame is silver-gilt and not gold as stated in the catalogue.