Lot 204

JAMES REILY (IRISH, C. 1730-C. 1780/88)

Portrait miniature of a lady wearing a purple dress and holding a dog
signed and dated 'J Reily 1764' (lower left)
watercolour heightened with white
4.5 x 3.8cm
in a gilt metal frame

Purchased from The City Antique Company on 1st April 1966 for £135
Private collection, UK

Estimate: £600 - £800
Hammer price: £1,000
Bidding ended. Lot has been sold.

Condition report
A little minor rubbing and losses to the extreme edges.
Surface appears fairly flat.
The surround around the frame has a crack to upper left, minor abrasions and scratches and minor dinks to the back.
Most likely painted on ivory.

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