• The Country House Sale - Newto auction at Christies

    Sale 5984

    The Country House Sale - Newton Hall

    20 January 2010, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 126

    JOHN THOMAS BARBER BEAUMONT (BRITISH, 1774-1841)

    Price Realised  

    JOHN THOMAS BARBER BEAUMONT (BRITISH, 1774-1841)
    Captain Samuel Edward Widdrington, R.N., (formerly Cook) (1787-1856), in blue coat, white waistcoat, white cravat, powdered hair worn à l'antique
    signed with initials 'ITB' (lower right)
    on ivory
    oval, 2 7/16 in. (62 mm.) high, gilt-metal frame, the reverse with lock of fair hair, seed-pearls and gold wire on opalescent glass


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    Provenance

    Captain Samuel Edward Widdrington, R.N., (formerly Cook) (1787-1856) and by descent at Newton Hall, Northumberland.


    Literature

    Inventory and Valuation of the contents of Newton Hall, Felton, Morpeth, Northumberland, The Property of Brigadier General B. F. Widdrington, C.M.G., D.S.O., 1925, p. 120.