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    Sale 12039

    Interiors

    17 August 2016, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 125

    TWO 18TH CENTURY PORTRAIT MINIATURES

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    TWO 18TH CENTURY PORTRAIT MINIATURES
    A young lady by Samuel Shelley (British, 1750/56-1808), and a gentleman, possibly John Manners, Marquess of Granby (1721-1770) by Philip Jean (British, 1735-1802), signed with initials and dated 'JP / 1787' (lower right)
    Both on ivory
    Ovals, 57 mm. and 43 mm. high, respectively, framed


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    Prospective purchasers are advised that several countries prohibit the importation of property containing materials from endangered species, including but not limited to coral, ivory and tortoiseshell. Accordingly, prospective purchasers should familiarize themselves with relevant customs regulations prior to bidding if they intend to import this lot into another country.


    Provenance

    The latter: Allen H. Johness Jnr. Collection; Sotheby's, London, 27 November 1972, lot 148 (as 'called the Marquis of Granby').
    Captain E.B. Woollett; Sotheby's, London, 16 December 1974, lot 124 (as 'the Marquis of Granby').