W: 3.3cm (1.3")H: 3.8cm (1.5")
Charming miniature of Peregrine Greathead, facing right, wearing a blue coat over a white frilled chemise. Enamel on copper by Gervase Spencer (unsigned) C1755. Glazed gold bracelet frame with snake embellishment set with ruby eyes. NB: Peregrine Greathead (died 1/1/1766 aged 17 years) was the nephew of the Duke of Ancaster. Provenance: By descent of the Durand Baronets.