A fine portrait of a Lady
A fine portrait of a Lady

Attributed to JEREMIAH MEYER (1735-1789)

A fine portrait of a Lady

c. 1770 United Kingdom

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Seated in a red upholstered chair, leaning on her left hand, wearing a white décolleté dress and pearl bracelet
set in a rectangular chased ormolu frame within white enamel border, the reverse with oval .aperture to reveal delicate white enamel and gold funeral urn on royal blue enamel base within gold mount with guilloche border, outer royal blue enamel border

The presence of the delicate urn on the reverse of the miniature suggests that this is a memorial miniature
Scratches running vertically from top border into sitter's hair.
Christie's, 20th March, 1989
Comerford Collection at the Irish Architectural Archives in Dublin, in 2009.
The Comerford Collection: Portrait Miniatures, (Dublin, privately published, 2009) pp 6, 15 (#14)
Height 5.00 cm (1.97 inches)
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watercolour on iovry
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