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Finely Painted Miniature on Ivory of Qutub Minar Hindu Temple Circa 1880
Finely Painted Miniature on Ivory of Qutub Minar Hindu Temple Circa 1880
£185
Gerard Robinson Fine Art & Antiques
GEORGE CHINNERY (1774-1852)
Mrs Fenwick
£1,200
Hurlingham Fine Arts
JAMES B. BEECH
Portrait miniature of Frances, Viscountess Nelson (1761-1831)
The sitter of this portrait miniature has recently been identified as Frances, Viscountess Nelson. Frances – or Fanny as she was known to her fri...
£6,500
Philip Mould & Company
NICHOLAS DIXON (c.1645-c.1708)
A portrait miniature of an unknown Nobleman
wearing a beige cloak under a black cloak ,white lace jabot tied with black ribbon, long blond full-bottomed wig watercolour on vellum, set in the...
£3,500
Ellison Fine Art
19th Century Miniature French Portrait Beautiful Young Lady
A lovely little portrait of a scantily clad young lady holding her blouse to her chest. It is entitled La Surprise verso, perhaps she was posing fo...
£850
Roger Bradbury Antiques
ANDREW PLIMER (1763-1837)
Portrait miniature of John Jackson (1758-1828), wearing brown coat with white sh...
This likeness by Andrew Plimer shows John Jackson. A prosperous member of the squirearchy, Jackson was the proprietor of Hill House, Walthsamstow, ...
£1,900
Philip Mould & Company
JAMES SCOULER (1741-1812)
Portrait miniature of a Young Gentleman, possibly William Courtney, 9th Earl of ...
The son of an organ builder, James Scouler was born in Edinburgh in 1741. Along with his cousin, John Brown, who also became a miniaturist, Scouler...
£3,500
Philip Mould & Company
Set of Five Indian Gouache ‘Company’ Paintings on Mica
Three images of Indian dancing girls in green and red traditional dress and two of young Indian men musicians, one playing the ‘majira’ (miniat...
£1,850
Baggott Church Street Ltd
The Taj Mahal & The Red Fort
A pair of finely painted Indian miniatures depicting the Red Fort at Amritsar and the Taj Mahal. Indian, watercolour on ivory, circa 1890, within E...
£625
Walpoles
HENRY JACOB BURCH JNR (born c.1763)
Portrait miniature of an Officer
As objects that could be held in the palm of one’s hand, miniatures could serve as highly personal tokens of affection or remembrances of loved o...
£1,500
Philip Mould & Company
ANDREW ROBERTSON (1777-1845)
Portrait miniature of The Rev George Griffin Stonestreet (1782-1857)
This portrait of the Reverend George Griffin Stonestreet represents one of the pivotal moments in the history of English miniature painting. The ar...
£2,000
Philip Mould & Company
RICHARD CROSSE (1742-1810)
Portrait miniature of a Gentleman, wearing Van Dyck costume
This dynamic portrait, showing a young man in ‘Van Dyckian’ dress, was painted by Richard Crosse, one of the more prominent portrait miniature ...
£3,500
Philip Mould & Company
WERNER HASSEL
Portrait miniature of a Courtier, wearing a white cravat and blue bow tie
Previously thought to represent John Churchill, 1st Duke of Marlborough, this portrait probably portrays a member of his circle, dressed in armour ...
£1,800
Philip Mould & Company
Portrait miniature of Gentleman, wearing silver-gilt armour and white cloth crav...
Previously thought to represent John Churchill, 1st Duke of Marlborough, this portrait probably portrays a member of his circle, dressed in armour ...
£3,750
Philip Mould & Company
OZIAS HUMPHRY R.A (1742-1810)
Portrait miniature of a Gentleman, wearing a red coat
This miniature, painted by Ozias Humphry, shows a young man with his hair worn en queue. Stylistically, this work to the early 1760s when Humphry h...
£1,100
Philip Mould & Company
Portrait miniature of an Officer in armour with black hair and white cravat
This fine portrait miniature shows an assertive military figure in his prime. His hair worn long, the sitter emulates fashions that originated at t...
£3,250
Philip Mould & Company
PHILIP JEAN (1755-1802)
Portrait miniature of the artist’s wife Anne Jean (née Noel) (1758-1787), holdin...
As demonstrated in this work, the true capabilities of a portrait painter are revealed when painting subjects with whom they share an intimate bond...
£12,500
Philip Mould & Company
ABRAHAM SEAMAN (c.1695-1752)
Portrait enamel of Lieutenant General William Hargrave (1672-1751), wearing armo...
This rare portrait enamel by Abraham Seaman depicts Lieutenant-General William Hargrave, Governor of Gibraltar between 1743 and 1749, and was paint...
£9,500
Philip Mould & Company
RICHARD GIBSON (1615-1690)
Portrait miniature of a Gentleman wearing ochre-coloured cloak and white lace cr...
Previously attributed to Charles Beale junior, this portrait miniature displays typical characteristics of the hand of Richard Gibson (known as ‘...
£14,500
Philip Mould & Company
SIR WILLIAM BEECHEY (1753-1839)
Portrait miniature of Frederica, Duchess of York (1767-1820), wearing a white dr...
This fine portrait miniature, painted by William Grimaldi in 1800, depicts his royal patron Frederica, Duchess of York, and derives from a portrait...
£12,500
Philip Mould & Company
PETER PAUL LENS (c.1714-c.1750)
Portrait miniature of Catherine Beresford (b.c.1725), wearing a red dress decora...
This delicate miniature by Peter Paul Lens depicts Catherine Beresford, daughter of Sir Marcus Beresford and his wife Catherine (née Power), later...
£6,500
Philip Mould & Company
EDWARD NASH (1778-1821)
Portrait miniature of an Officer, possibly Lieutenant Robert Buckley, wearing th...
Although the identity of the sitter in this portrait miniature cannot be fully established, the most plausible sitter is Robert Buckley, a lieutena...
£3,750
Philip Mould & Company
PETER CROSS (1645-1724)
Portrait miniature of a Lady, previously thought to be Queen Mary II
This portrait miniature by Peter Cross was once thought to show Queen Mary II, the wife of William III, as the Princess of Orange. However, researc...
£6,500
Philip Mould & Company
A late 19th century set of Indian miniature paintings
All depicted in watercolour heightened with body colour and gilding, delicately painted onto oval ivory panels showing famous architectural monumen...
£1,850
Cave Decorative Arts
CORNELIUS JOHNSON (1593-1661)
An unknown Gentleman, attributed to Cornelius Johnson
set in the original silver frame with pierced spiral cresting, the reverse with collection label of Dr. G.C. Williamson Johnson was an English ...
£2,000
Ellison Fine Art
GEORGE ENGLEHEART (1752-1829)
Portrait miniature of Harriet Paxton (née Gyll) (1762-94), wearing white dress w...
The sitter in this portrait, Harriet Paxton, was the daughter of William Gyll of Wyrardisbury House, Buckinghamshire, who married Archibald Paxton ...
£14,500
Philip Mould & Company
Indian painting on mica, mid-19th Century
Indian painting on mica, mid-19th Century, mounted on a paper leaf, depicting a scene titled 'A Naatch, Girls Dancing before a Native of Rank', wit...
Price On Application
Guest and Gray
ANDREW PLIMER (1763-1837)
Portrait miniature of Major-General Edwin Hewgill (d.1809), wearing the uniform ...
Edwin Hewgill, son of The Rev. Henry Hewgill, rector of Great Smeaton, Yorkshire, was Secretary to His Royal Highness the Duke of York on the Conti...
Price On Application
Philip Mould & Company
GEORGE ENGLEHEART (1752-1829)
Portrait miniature of Captain Charles Howard Bulkeley (1765-1814), wearing the u...
Charles Howard Bulkeley was born in 1765, the youngest of two sons of Captain William Bulkeley (c.1731/3-1801) and his wife Anne (d.1820). William ...
£17,000
Philip Mould & Company
SAMUEL COOPER (c.1608-1672)
Portrait miniature of Baptist May (1628-97), wearing brass-studded armour and wh...
This portrait of the close advisor to Charles II was probably painted for his mistress circa 1660, when May was Keeper of the Privy Purse and regis...
£22,000
Philip Mould & Company
ANDREW PLIMER (1763-1837)
Portrait miniature of a Lady, traditionally called Georgina Sophia Daniell (bap....
Georgina Daniell was presumably named after her father, George, a doctor in Exeter. The Victoria and Albert Museum holds a portrait miniature of a ...
£7,500
Philip Mould & Company
JACQUES CHARLIER (1706-1790)
Portrait miniature of a nude Girl, reclining on drapery in a landscape, blue rib...
The present work is typical of the erotic scenes for which Charlier was so well-known. It probably dates to after his first royal commissions in 17...
£6,500
Philip Mould & Company
JOHN SMART (1742-1811)
Colonel The Hon. James Hamilton (1746-1804) of the Coldstream Guards, wearing a ...
This exquisitely-detailed ad vivum portrait-sketch of Colonel James Hamilton would almost certainly have been produced as a preparatory drawing by ...
£14,500
Philip Mould & Company
An unknown Gentleman
wearing black cap and robes, set against a blue background gouache on vellum, set in a gilt- metal frame with pierced spiral cresting , engrave...
£4,850
Ellison Fine Art
SAMUEL COLLINS (1735-1768)
Portrait miniature of a young Lady, seated in a green chair, wearing pink and wh...
Collins was a Bristol born painter, who turned his talents to painting miniatures after studying law. The present work is particularly ambitious wi...
£4,250
Philip Mould & Company
18th 19th Century Oil Painting Circle Francis Wheatley
A most charming oil painting on board set within an oval depicting a husband and son greeting the wife and daughter on their return from the villag...
£425
Roger Bradbury Antiques
CHRISTIAN FREDERICK ZINCKE (c.1683-c.1767)
Portrait enamel of a Gentleman, wearing scarlet coat and matching waistcoat and ...
Although the sitter in this enamel has not been identified, his pose follows very closely an enamel by Zincke in the Royal Collection of a Nobleman...
£2,600
Philip Mould & Company
Pair of Portraits - Henry & Sarah Turner by William Salter Herrick
The portraits of Henry Turner (1823 - 1885) and his wife, Sarah (1836 - 1903). Henry Turner was a partner in Spencer, Turner & Boldero, a prominent...
Price On Application
Baggott Church Street Ltd
Pair of Portraits - Henry & Sarah Turner by William Salter Herrick
The portraits of Henry Turner (1823 - 1885) and his wife, Sarah (1836 - 1903). Henry Turner was a partner in Spencer, Turner & Boldero, a prominent...
Price On Application
Baggott Church Street Ltd
NICHOLAS FREESE (c.1761-1831)
Portrait miniature of a Gentleman, traditionally called Sir Francis Lord, wearin...
The present work is typical of the output of Freese, with its strong colouration and graduated sky background. The sitter is traditionally identifi...
£2,900
Philip Mould & Company
FIRMIN MASSOT (1766-1849)
Portrait miniature of a Lady, seated in a landscape, wearing brown dress and cor...
The present portrait by the Swiss-born artist Firmin Massot is a rare example of the artist working in a ‘miniature’ format. Trained in his hom...
£4,200
Philip Mould & Company
FRANCOIS FERRIÈRE (1752-1837)
Portrait miniature of a Child wearing white dress, black and pink cloak and hat,...
This highly accomplished portrait miniature of a young girl is thought to have been painted by the successful Swiss miniaturist Francois Ferrière....
£3,500
Philip Mould & Company
SAMUEL SHELLEY (c.1750-1808)
Portrait miniature of Prince Henry Frederick, Duke of Cumberland and Strathearn ...
This newly discovered portrait miniature by Samuel Shelley of Henry Frederick, Duke of Cumberland, was probably commissioned just a few years later...
£2,800
Philip Mould & Company
CHRISTIAN RICHTER (1678-1732)
Portrait miniature of Queen Mary II (1662-1694) wearing robes of state, pearl ne...
This portrait miniature of Mary II derives from a full-length State Portrait by Godfrey Kneller, commissioned by William III and Mary II in 1690, i...
£2,800
Philip Mould & Company
PHILIP JEAN (1755-1802)
Portrait miniature of an Officer, possibly wearing the ‘frock’ uniform of the 3r...
It wasn’t until Philip Jean retired from the Navy that he began to focus his attention on painting portraits. Although best known as a portrait m...
£5,250
Philip Mould & Company
JEAN ANTOINE LAURENT (1763-1832)
Portrait miniature of Marie Anne Marguerite, Comtesse de la Rochefoucauld (née C...
This tender portrait miniature of a mother and her two children depicts the Countess of Rochefoucauld (1767-1849), born Marie Anne Marguerite de Ch...
£20,000
Philip Mould & Company
SIR THOMAS LAWRENCE P.R.A. (1769-1830)
Portrait miniature of John Julius Angerstein (1735-1823), wearing brown fur-line...
This striking portrait miniature by John Inigo Wright depicts the financier and art collector John Julius Angerstein, and derives from a portrait p...
£7,500
Philip Mould & Company
GEORGE ENGLEHEART (1752-1829)
Portrait miniature of a Young Girl, possibly a Miss Ross, wearing a white dress ...
Having been acquired from the same collection as our portrait miniature of Miss Barbara Gunning, it is possible that this painting by George Engleh...
£9,500
Philip Mould & Company