• Centuries of Style: Silver, Eu auction at Christies

    Sale 7800

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

    17 November 2009, London, King Street

  • Lot 252

    A WILLIAM III AND MARY II MEMORIAL SLIDE

    BRITISH, CIRCA 1690

    Price Realised  

    A WILLIAM III AND MARY II MEMORIAL SLIDE
    BRITISH, CIRCA 1690
    Silver and enamel oval slide mounted with a miniature of King William III (1650-1702) and Queen Mary II (1662-1694), he in plate armour, lace cravat, curling brown periwig, wearing the blue moiré sash of the Order of the Garter; she in lace-bordered red mantua with a jewel at corsage, long curling brown hair, the reverse of the silver bezel enamelled with black floral pellets on opaque turquoise blue ground
    on vellum
    oval, 5/8 in. (16 mm.) wide


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    Another double portrait of King William III and Queen Mary II was sold Christie's, London, 10 June 2008, lot 151.

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    Provenance

    Beris Harcourt Wood, Esq.; Christie's, London, 23 May 1972, lot 87.