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    Sale 12247

    The English Collector: English Furniture, Clocks and Portrait Miniatures

    17 November 2016, London, King Street

  • Lot 81

    JOSEPH SAUNDERS (BRITISH, FL. 1772-1811)


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    JOSEPH SAUNDERS (BRITISH, FL. 1772-1811)


    A lady called Lady Elizabeth Herbert, née Wyndham, Lady Porchester, later Countess of Carnarvon (1752-1826)
    On ivory
    66 mm. high, framed


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    Lady Porchester was the daughter of Charles Wyndham, 2nd Earl of Egremont. She married Henry Herbert, 1st Earl of Carnarvon (1741-1811), known as The Lord Porchester from 1780 to 1793. He was a Whig politician and inherited Highclere Castle from his uncle the Hon. Robert Sawyer Herbert in 1769.

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    Prospective purchasers are advised that several countries prohibit the importation of property containing materials from endangered species, including but not limited to coral, ivory and tortoiseshell. Accordingly, prospective purchasers should familiarize themselves with relevant customs regulations prior to bidding if they intend to import this lot into another country.