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    Sale 7556

    Important Portrait Miniatures and Gold Boxes

    10 June 2008, London, King Street

  • Lot 131

    JOHN SMART (BRITISH, 1742/43-1811)

    Miss Wasey, in fur-bordered pink dress, pearls and a plait in her dark upswept hair

    Price Realised  

    JOHN SMART (BRITISH, 1742/43-1811)
    Miss Wasey, in fur-bordered pink dress, pearls and a plait in her dark upswept hair
    signed with initials and dated 'J.S. 1768.' (lower left)
    on ivory
    oval, 1 3/8 in. (35 mm.) high, gilt-metal bracelet clasp frame
    A paper label on the reverse reads, 'Dr. Wasey's unmarried daughter , Col. Wasey's sister'


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    Provenance

    By family descent.