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    Sale 7550

    Important Portrait Miniatures and Gold Boxes

    9 December 2008, London, King Street

  • Lot 209

    SWEDISH SCHOOL, CIRCA 1755

    Adolphus Frederick (1710-1771), King of Sweden 1751-1771, in royal blue court coat with gold foliate embroidery, white lace jabot, powdered wig en queue with black ribbon en solitaire, wearing the blue moiré sash and breast-star of the Royal Swedish Order of the Seraphim

    Price Realised  

    SWEDISH SCHOOL, CIRCA 1755
    Adolphus Frederick (1710-1771), King of Sweden 1751-1771, in royal blue court coat with gold foliate embroidery, white lace jabot, powdered wig en queue with black ribbon en solitaire, wearing the blue moiré sash and breast-star of the Royal Swedish Order of the Seraphim
    on vellum
    oval, 1 1/8 in. (29 mm.) high, gilt mount with faceted bevelled glass


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    Pre-Lot Text

    THE PROPERTY OF A NOBLEMAN