George III Miniature Portrait Of A Gentleman - Oil On Ivory, c.1780-90.

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A fine George III oil on ivory miniature portrait of a gentleman with white hair, ruff and jacket, housed within a gilt metal and bevelled glass hinged case, c.1780-90.

The work is of a high quality with exceptional detail to the hair and eyes in particular. There is a small amount of wear to the portrait, namely to the mouth. The ivory remains in an excellent condition throughout. The work sits on a piece of parchment within a bevelled glass gilt metal case. There are some light scratches to the glass surface (please see photographs).

A stunning piece.

Provenance: Private collection of a gentleman. 

Dimensions (portrait excluding case)

Length: 7cm

Width: 5.75cm