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SA728171

Miniature Portrait Lord Fairfax Civil War General

Price

£685 | $865 USD | €787 EUR
Item Number: SA728171
Date of manufacture: 1880
Current Status: For sale
Seller: Celia Rose Antiques
This antique has been viewed 25 times in the past month with the most views from Germany.

Description

A SUPERB LARGE MINIATURE PORTRAIT OF THE 2ND LORD FAIRFAX (FERDINANDO) 1584 -1648. HE WAS A GENERAL AND MEMBER OF PARLIAMENT DURING THE ENGLISH CIVIL WAR AND THEREFORE OF HISTORICAL INTEREST. IT IS RARE TO COME ACROSS MINIATURE PORTRAITS OF THE IMPORTANT HISTORICAL FIGURES FROM THIS PERIOD IN OUR HISTORY SO CERTAINLY ONE FOR THE COLLECTOR. THE MINIATURE WHICH IS QUITE LARGE IS PRESENTED BEHIND GLASS IN A GILT METAL FRAME WITH A GOLD VELVET SURROUND AND SET IN AN OUTER EBONISED WOODEN FRAME WITH GILT BEADWORK AND APPLIED GILT EDGING, WITH HANGING RING TO THE BACK. THE SITTER IS SHOWN WITH GREY HAIR AND BEARD PORTRAYING HOW HE WOULD HAVE LOOKED PRIOR TO HIS DEATH IN 1648. SUPERB FAULTLESS BRUSHWORK, EXPERTLY DETAILED PAINTING NOT JUST TO THE FACE BUT HIS ENTIRE DRESS. BOTH THE MINIATURE AND FRAME ARE IN EXCELLENT ANTIQUE CONDITION.
THE SIZE OF THE MINIATURE IS 120MM HIGH X 98MM WIDE, THE FRAME SIZE IS SHOWN BELOW.
DELIVERY IS FREE IN THE UK TRACKED AND INSURED WITH ROYAL MAIL.



Declaration

This item is antique. The date of manufacture has been declared as 1880.


Dimensions

Height = 25.7 cm (10.1")
Width = 23.5 cm (9.3")
Depth = 2.5 cm (1.0")


Seller Details

Celia Rose Antiques
82 Felpham Road
Felpham
West Sussex
PO22 7NZ
United Kingdom
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