20 November 2007
English School, circa 1775
A young lady in white-bordered blue dress, upswept hair adorned with pearls
enamel on gold
oval, 5/8 in. (11 mm.) high, gold frame with pierced ribbon surmount and seed pearl surround, the reverse set with miniature en grisaille depicting a house in a landscape
Sotheby's, London, 28 April 1981, lot 93.
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