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    Sale 7398

    The Gordon Collection of Portrait Miniatures

    20 November 2007, London, King Street

  • Lot 60

    Peter Paul Lens (British, c. 1714-c. 1750)

    A naval officer, in gold-bordered blue uniform, blue facings, gold buttons, knotted white cravat

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    Peter Paul Lens (British, c. 1714-c. 1750)
    A naval officer, in gold-bordered blue uniform, blue facings, gold buttons, knotted white cravat
    oval, 1½ in. (38 mm.) high, gold frame with reeded borders


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    Provenance

    Bought by Edward Grosvenor Paine from H. E. Backer in August 1952.
    Edward Grosvenor Paine (1911-1989) Collection, New Orleans, La., inv. no. 31; Christie's, London, 23 October 1979, lot 39.