English School c1805
English School c1805
English School c1805
English School c1805

English School c1805

c. 1805 England

Offered by Cynthia Walmsley

£820 gbp
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A portrait miniature of an army officer wearing a scarlet jacket with yellow facings and collar, silver fringed epaulettes aback stock and a frilled white cravat.

Watercolour on ivory in an oval gilt metal frame the reverse with opalescent glass with curls of hair held with gold wire and seed pearl and a blue glass lozenge with the initials "SO" in seed pearls. The miniature comes with it's original and pristine red leather carrying case, the inner silk lining showing no signs of wear and bearing the case maker's trade label: S Grey/Jeweller & Goldsmith/68 Leadenhall Street. To find a carrying case in such good condition is rare.
Height 5.74 cm (2.26 inches)
Width 4.50 cm (1.77 inches)
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Watercolour on ivory.
Cynthia Walmsley

Cynthia Walmsley
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