20 November 2007,
London, King Street
Price Realised GBP 3,250
Luke Sullivan (British, 1705-1771)
Sir John Clerke, in gold-bordered lilac coat with silver buttons, gold-embroidered white waistcoat, white lace cravat, dark wig en queue
signed with monogram and dated 'LS 176[ ]' (lower right)
oval, 1 3/8 in. (35 mm.) high, gilt-metal mount within blue glass surround and outer gilt-metal frame, the reverse with a sepia and hair memorial miniature, inscribed on the base of the monument 'IN MEMORY OF SIR JOHN CLERKE' and on banner at top of miniature 'IT FALLS TO RISE AGAIN'
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Christie's, London, 15 June 1982, lot 92.