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    Sale 7550

    Important Portrait Miniatures and Gold Boxes

    9 December 2008, London, King Street

  • Lot 173

    JOHN THOMAS BARBER BEAUMONT (BRITISH, 1774-1841)

    A gentleman, in blue coat, white waistcoat, white knotted cravat, powdered hair

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    JOHN THOMAS BARBER BEAUMONT (BRITISH, 1774-1841)
    A gentleman, in blue coat, white waistcoat, white knotted cravat, powdered hair
    signed with initials 'ITB' (lower right)
    on ivory
    oval, 2 11/16 in. (68 mm.) high, gilt-metal frame with blue glass reverse centred with sheaf of hair with pearls and gold wire on opalescent glass, framed with seed pearls within blue glass surround


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    For further information about this artist, see D. A. Beaumont, Barber Beaumont, London, 1999.

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    Provenance

    Bought by Edward Grosvenor Paine from Delehar on 3 December 1963.
    Edward Grosvenor Paine (1911-1989) Collection, New Orleans, La., inv. no. 226; Sotheby's, London, 22 June 1981, lot 191.