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    Sale 5366

    Christie's Interiors- Style & Spirit

    23 September 2008, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 82

    A GROUP OF THREE WAX HIGH-RELIEF PORTRAITS

    BY SAMUEL PERCY, DATED 1804

    Price Realised  

    A GROUP OF THREE WAX HIGH-RELIEF PORTRAITS
    BY SAMUEL PERCY, DATED 1804
    Comprising: The Hon. William Pitt, The Hon. Charles James Fox and another, each mounted in a circular ebonised frame, two with hand written ink labels to reverse
    9½ in. (24 cm.) diameter overall (3)


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    Born in Dublin, Samuel Percy (1750-1820) moved to London in 1785 where he remained for the rest of his life. He is best remembered for his numerous finely modelled and accurate portrait high reliefs as well as a number of tableaux.

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