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    Sale 7550

    Important Portrait Miniatures and Gold Boxes

    9 December 2008, London, King Street

  • Lot 26

    NICOLAS-ANDRÉ COURTOIS (FRENCH, 1734-1806)

    A young lady, in yellow satin gown with white lawn shift, fur-bordered claret-coloured velvet coat, strand of pearls fastened at corsage, white plume and pearls in her upswept powdered hair

    Price Realised  

    NICOLAS-ANDRÉ COURTOIS (FRENCH, 1734-1806)
    A young lady, in yellow satin gown with white lawn shift, fur-bordered claret-coloured velvet coat, strand of pearls fastened at corsage, white plume and pearls in her upswept powdered hair
    signed 'courtois.' (lower right)
    enamel on copper
    oval, 1½ in. (38 mm.) high, gilt-metal mount


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    Provenance

    A Belgian Private Collector; Christie's, London, 10 December 2002, lot 5.