2 June 2009
PROPERTY FROM THE LATE DR WILLIAM LINDSAY GORDON COLLECTION
ENGLISH SCHOOL, CIRCA 1660
Robert Scott of Benholme (1620-1690), in plate armour with gold riveted spaulder, white lawn collar with tasselled band strings, softly curling long brown periwig
oval, 1 7/8 in. (48 mm.) high, silver-gilt frame, the reverse engraved with Celtic knotwork, bordered by the words 'Effigies Roberti Scott de Benholme obÿt 23 Jan: 1690'
Christie's, London, 25 June 1968, lot 36 (as French School).
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