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    Sale 7550

    Important Portrait Miniatures and Gold Boxes

    9 December 2008, London, King Street

  • Lot 231

    A GEORGE III PEARL-SET, JEWELLED AND ENAMELLED GOLD MINIATURE CASE CONTAINING A LATER MINIATURE

    ENGLISH, CIRCA 1800, THE MINIATURE CIRCA 1900

    Price Realised  

    A GEORGE III PEARL-SET, JEWELLED AND ENAMELLED GOLD MINIATURE CASE CONTAINING A LATER MINIATURE
    ENGLISH, CIRCA 1800, THE MINIATURE CIRCA 1900
    circular case, the hinged cover centred by a rosette of split-pearls and diamonds set within translucent blue enamelled surround, the glazed reverse containing a later watercolour on ivory miniature of Adelaide of Saxe-Meiningen, Queen of England (1792-1849), in court dress
    2 1/3 in. (59 mm.) diam.


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