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Lady in Turban


Code: 10633


W: 6.5cm (2.6")H: 8.5cm (3.3")

Very large miniature of a lady set before a column, facing right, wearing a white dress with blue sash and a white turban on her powdered hair.  Watercolour on ivory in the manner of Galloway C1795.  Gold frame, the blue glass reverse set with a central glazed panel of white opaline glass with a tree made from hair shading an urn set with seed pearls and the initials 'IHS'.  A lady is painted under the tree in monochrome, leaning on the glass, mourning.  Provenance:  Bonhams London 12/06/1995 Lot 157 (as by Ozias Humphrey).