20 November 2007,
Price realised GBP 2,375
GBP 1,500 - GBP 2,500
George Engleheart (British, 1750/53-1829)
A gentleman, in chestnut brown coat with silver buttons, open white waistcoat and frilled cravat, powdered hair; sky background
oval, 1¼ in. (45 mm.) high, gold bracelet clasp frame with gold suspension chain
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Christie's, London, 18 February 1969, lot 105.
Dina Zhang, Head of Sale for Asian Contemporary Art, explains how Hong Kong’s meeting of East and West has shaped her view of art
François de Ricqlès, President of Christie's France, explains how this exceptional work speaks to the Rockefellers’ mutually admiring relationship with France