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    Sale 7731

    Centuries of Style: Silver, European Ceramics, Portrait Miniatures and Gold Boxes

    2 June 2009, London, King Street

  • Lot 139

    KARL VON SAAR (AUSTRIAN, 1797-1853)

    A young gentleman, in blue coat with black collar, ochre waistcoat with gold buttons, white shirt and black knotted cravat, fair hair and sideburns

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    KARL VON SAAR (AUSTRIAN, 1797-1853)
    A young gentleman, in blue coat with black collar, ochre waistcoat with gold buttons, white shirt and black knotted cravat, fair hair and sideburns
    signed and dated 'v Saar. 1829.' (lower left)
    on ivory
    oval, 3 in. (76 mm.) high, gilt-metal mount


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    Provenance

    Sotheby's, Geneva, 12 November 1980, lot 211.
    Frankfurt/Main, private collection.
    Christie's, London, 10 December 2002, lot 207.