London, South Kensington
13 May 1997
John Alefounder (1757?-1794)
An Indian Lady, facing right in green-bordered white sari, gold necklaces, bracelets and gems in her hair, holding the long handle of a parasol (cracked)
signed on the reverse: 'Alefounder del Bengal 90'
oval, 3in. (76mm.) high
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D. Foskett, Collecting Miniatures, Woodbridge, 1979, pp. 192-194, illustrated pl. 44E.
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