14 October 1998
NATHANIEL PLIMER (1757-1722)
A young Lady, facing right in blue riding habit with gold buttons, striped yellow and gold waistcoat, yellow frilled cravat, black top hat with white plumes and gold rosette in her long powdered curling hair
oval, 3 in. (76 mm.) high, silver-gilt frame, the reverse with initials OH in seed pearls on blue glass with seed pearl surround, lock of hair, gold wire and seed pearls on opalescent glass within blue glass surround
Captain E. B. Woollett's private collection.
Marcel Bury; (+) Sotheby's, London, 5 July 1976, lot 37.
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D. Foskett, Collecting Miniatures, Woodbridge, 1979, illustrated opp. p. 277 (praised as 'of outstanding quality'), colour pl. 29D.
D. Foskett, Miniatures: Dictionary and Guide, Woodbridge, 1987, illustrated opp. p. 377, colour pl. 29D.
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