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    Sale 12039

    Interiors

    17 August 2016, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 128

    TWO PORTRAIT MINIATURES BY ANDREW PLIMER (BRITISH, 1763-1837) AND A PAIR OF 18TH CENTURY PORCELAIN VASES

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    TWO PORTRAIT MINIATURES BY ANDREW PLIMER (BRITISH, 1763-1837) AND A PAIR OF 18TH CENTURY PORCELAIN VASES
    Lieutenant Colonel Henry William Toovey Hawley (1762-1803), in Army uniform; with his wife, Catherine, née Jepson; with a pair of vases painted with identical portraits
    On ivory
    Ovals, 67 and 71 mm. high, gilt-metal frames; the vases 158 mm. high


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    Henry William Toovey Hawley was a Lieutenant Colonel in the 29th Light Dragoon and subsequently in the 1st Dragoon Guards. He commanded the 1st Dragoon Guards from 1797 to 1803. One of his grandsons, Robert Beaufoy Hawley (1821-1836) is depicted in the following lot.

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    Provenance

    By family descent.