Celia Rose Antiques
Miniature Portrait British Officer 1760 Gold Frame
REF: CRP486 / LA316365
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A stunning Miniature Portrait of an English Army Officer dating to the American War of Independence and dating to around 1775, circle of Henry Spicer1742-1800. With red top coat with blue facing, with white cravat grey powdered hair worn tied back en queue with black ribbon. The frame appears to be unmarked gold but has not been tested. The miniature was not removed from the frame for photography so there is reflection from the glass and white dust behind the glass. The size of the miniature is 41mm high x 34mm wide, the frame size is shown below.
Celia Rose Antiques has clarified that the Miniature Portrait British Officer 1760 Gold Frame (LA316365) is genuinely of the period declared with the date/period of manufacture being 1760
In excellent antique condition commensurate with age, the base has no obvious damage, no loss of colour or fading, there is dust behind the glass along the bottom and top left.
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