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    Sale 7731

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

    2 June 2009, London, King Street

  • Lot 227

    THOMAS FORSTER (ENGLISH, C. 1677-1712)

    A young lady, in satin open gown fastened with a gem-set brooch, ruffled shift, satin mantle, long curling hair

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    THOMAS FORSTER (ENGLISH, C. 1677-1712)
    A young lady, in satin open gown fastened with a gem-set brooch, ruffled shift, satin mantle, long curling hair
    plumbago on vellum
    oval, 4 3/8 in. (112 mm.) high, ebonised turned wood frame with gilt-wood interior border, the backing paper of the frame inscribed 'L. Ferriere 1T586.'


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    Provenance

    Christie's, London, 18 December 1979, lot 5.


    Pre-Lot Text

    PROPERTY FROM THE LATE DR WILLIAM LINDSAY GORDON COLLECTION