20 November 2007
Sir William Charles Ross, R.A. (British, 1794/95-1860)
The Hon. Mrs. Henry Howard, with bare shoulders, upswept fair hair; sky background
a piece of paper inside the locket frame is inscribed, 'The Honble Mrs Henry Howard née Mary McTavish an american, niece of the Dss of Leeds, Mss of Wellerley and Lady Staf. -ford - shi was most fasci- -nating, and highly gifted_ She died in France, aged 22_'
oval, 2 in. (52 mm.) high, gilt-metal hinged locket frame
Christie's, London, 19 May 1980, lot 149.
Contact Client Service
New York +1 212 636 2000
London +44 (0)20 7839 9060
Asia +852 2760 1766
No VAT will be charged on the hammer price, but VAT at 15% will be added to the buyer's premium which is invoiced on a VAT inclusive basis.
Christie’s London doorman - shortlisted for Doorman of the Year in Mayfair & St James's 2019 Community Awards - discusses James Bond, Francis Bacon and the day he met Madonna
Explore timeless classics that define modern French elegance with over 300 YSL designs from Catherine Deneuve’s personal collection