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Lot 179: Attributed to Miss Sarah Biffin (British, 1784-1850)

Est: £0 GBP - £0 GBP
Bonhams 3May 30, 2013London, United Kingdom

Item Overview


A pair of miniatures portraying Evelyn Boscawen (1819-1889), 6th Viscount Falmouth and his wife, Mary Frances Elizabeth Stapleton (d.1891), Baroness le Despenser: the former, wearing black coat and waistcoat, white chemise and black tied stock; the latter, wearing dress over white chemise with lace collar, forget-me-nots at her bodice, her centrally parted hair upswept, the back plaited into a knot and interwoven with a strand of pearls (the latter cracked). Gilt-metal frames with pierced foliate borders and monogram crestings AA and MLAD (respectively) beneath the Viscount's coronet of six pearls, the reverse of each engraved ASPREY. 166 BOND ST & 22 ALBEMARLE ST. Rectangular, 108mm (4 1/4in) high (2)

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Auction Details

Fine Portrait Miniatures

Bonhams 3
May 30, 2013, 02:00 PM GMT

Montpelier Street Knightsbridge, London, LDN, SW7 1HH, UK