Lot 761: Sold for £110 hammer

Estimate £100-£150

BRITISH SCHOOL (19TH CENTURY) - A collection of portrait miniatures on ivory, the first painted after Romney depicting Lady Hamilton, 8.5cm x 7cm, in giltwood oval frame, a portrait miniature titled and dated Archibald Robson, March 10th, 1835, 16 months old, 5.5cm x 4.5cm, in ebonised wooden frame, Countess of Dudley, E. Upton, 12cm x 9cm, unsigned, within silver hallmarked frame, and Lucy van Nassau van Zuylestein, Countess of Rochford, dated 1864, 8cm x 6cm, in ebonised frame. (4)

Condition report
Countess of Rochford - Shows wear and small losses to the paintwork, slight yellowing and fading, possible due to sun damage. Archibald Robson - Slight fading to the paint possibly due to sun damage. Countess of Dudley - Colours very slightly faded. Lady Hamilton - Colours slightly faded. Please note all of the miniatures have not been removed from their frames and therefore the condition of the back and edges of the ivory is unknown.

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