London, South Kensington
25 April 2006
SCOTTISH SCHOOL, CIRCA 1760
Mrs Moir of Scotstown, in blue dress and red cloak and lace cap
silver-gilt frame, the reverse engraved 'MRS. MOIR OF SCOTSTOWN Ob: 22d. Aug.t 1760'
oval, 1¾ in. (44 mm.) high
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