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    Sale 7550

    Important Portrait Miniatures and Gold Boxes

    9 December 2008, London, King Street

  • Lot 128

    N. FREESE (BRITISH, FL. 1794-1814)

    A young officer of a light company, in red uniform with yellow facings, silver epaulettes, black stock and frilled white cravat, black shoulder belt with gilt belt plate, powdered hair; sky background

    Price Realised  

    N. FREESE (BRITISH, FL. 1794-1814)
    A young officer of a light company, in red uniform with yellow facings, silver epaulettes, black stock and frilled white cravat, black shoulder belt with gilt belt plate, powdered hair; sky background
    on ivory
    oval, 2¾ in. (70 mm.) high, gilt-metal frame with hairwork reverse


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    Provenance

    Hermann Emden Collection, Hamburg; part IV sold Rudolph Lepke's Kunst-Auktions-Haus, Berlin, 2-3 May 1911, lot 70 (artist unidentified).