Lot 248


Portrait miniature of a gentleman in a brown coat
signed with initials and dated ‘SA / 1798’ (lower right)
on ivory (ref MENYJCJQ)
oval, 68 mm high
in a gilt-metal frame

Estimate: £400 - £600
Hammer price: £600
Bidding ended. Lot has been sold.

Christie’s, 9 December 2003, lot 165;
Private collection, UK

Condition report
Some damage to upper right edge and a smaller spot of damage upper centre edge.
Otherwise appears generally good.
Under glass and unexamined out of frame.

Inspection under uv light reveals a few flecks fluorescing to bottom of his coat, and to areas of damage mentioned above.

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