JOHN SMART JUNIOR (BRITISH, 1776-1809)
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JOHN SMART JUNIOR (BRITISH, 1776-1809)

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JOHN SMART JUNIOR (BRITISH, 1776-1809)
A boy, in black coat, waistcoat and stock, white shirt
signed with initials and dated 'J S. J 1806' (lower left) and on the reverse 'J. Smart Junior 1806 Londini'
on ivory
oval, 2 11/16 in. (68 mm.) high, silver-gilt frame, the reverse with initials WB in seed-pearls on blue glass, locks of hair and gold wire on opalescent glass
Provenance
Hugo G. Loesch; Christie's, London, 15 December 1964, lot 57 (130 gns to Rappolt).
Walter and Gertrude Rappolt Collection; Christie's, London, 14 October 1998, lot 96.
Literature
D. Foskett, A Dictionary of British Miniature Painters, London, 1972, II, illustrated p. 341, no. 850.
Special notice

Prospective purchasers are advised that several countries prohibit the importation of property containing materials from endangered species, including but not limited to coral, ivory and tortoiseshell. Accordingly, prospective purchasers should familiarize themselves with relevant customs regulations prior to bidding if they intend to import this lot into another country.

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