22 May 2001
JOHN SMART (1742/43-1811)
A young naval officer, facing right in blue coat and waistcoat with silver-embroidered buttons holes and silver buttons, frilled cravat, powdered hair en queue
signed with initials and dated 'J.S. 1764' (lower right)
oval, 1 3/8 in. (35 mm.) high, silver-gilt bracelet clasp frame with marcasite border
Sotheby's, London, 18 December 1972, lot 55 (£600 to F. D. Lowidt).
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