London, South Kensington
2 September 1998
King William IV, facing left in blue coat with gilt buttons, yellow waistcoat and black cravat, wearing the breast star of the Order of the Garter
on papier-maché lid, signed and inscribed on reverse 'S. Raven Pinxt Patronized by H.R.H. the Duke of Sussex & Prince Leopold.', in rectangular gilt wood and composition frame
5¾in. (146mm.) diam.
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