• Christies auction house James Christie logo

    Sale 7731

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

    2 June 2009, London, King Street

  • Lot 226

    R. HASKINS (BRITISH, FL. 1735-1745)

    A pair of plumbagos: Daniel Burr, in embroidery-bordered frock coat, matching waistcoat, frilled linen shirt, high-necked cravat, hair en queue; together with his wife, Elizabeth Burr née Davall (d. 1783), in front-closing satin gown with bow accents at corsage and sleeve, white linen ruffled shift, upswept curling hair

    Price Realised  

    R. HASKINS (BRITISH, FL. 1735-1745)
    A pair of plumbagos: Daniel Burr, in embroidery-bordered frock coat, matching waistcoat, frilled linen shirt, high-necked cravat, hair en queue; together with his wife, Elizabeth Burr née Davall (d. 1783), in front-closing satin gown with bow accents at corsage and sleeve, white linen ruffled shift, upswept curling hair
    he, signed and dated 'RHaskins fecit 1741'
    plumbago on vellum
    ovals, 4¾ in. (120 mm.) high, rectangular gilt-metal and ebonised wood frames (2)


    Contact Client Service
    • info@christies.com

    • New York +1 212 636 2000

    • London +44 (0)20 7839 9060

    • Hong Kong +852 2760 1766

    • Shanghai +86 21 6355 1766

    For portrait miniatures by John Smart of Daniel and Elizabeth Burr's son and daughter-in-law, Daniel and Lucy Burr, née Parry, see lots 263 and 268, respectively.

    Special Notice

    No VAT will be charged on the hammer price, but VAT at 15% will be added to the buyer's premium which is invoiced on a VAT inclusive basis.


    Provenance

    Christie's, London, 25 November 1980, lot 1.


    Pre-Lot Text

    PROPERTY FROM THE LATE DR WILLIAM LINDSAY GORDON COLLECTION