17 November 2009,
London, King Street
Price realised GBP 875
Estimate GBP 800 - GBP 1,200
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
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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Beris Harcourt Wood, Esq.; Christie's, London, 23 May 1972, lot 87.
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