ATTRIBUTED TO JOHN DANIEL KAMM | Portrait of Charles Edward Stuart ‘Bonnie Prince Charlie’ (1720-1788)
ATTRIBUTED TO JOHN DANIEL KAMM | Portrait of Charles Edward Stuart ‘Bonnie Prince Charlie’ (1720-1788)
ATTRIBUTED TO JOHN DANIEL KAMM | Portrait of Charles Edward Stuart ‘Bonnie Prince Charlie’ (1720-1788)
ATTRIBUTED TO JOHN DANIEL KAMM | Portrait of Charles Edward Stuart ‘Bonnie Prince Charlie’ (1720-1788)
ATTRIBUTED TO JOHN DANIEL KAMM | Portrait of Charles Edward Stuart ‘Bonnie Prince Charlie’ (1720-1788)
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ATTRIBUTED TO JOHN DANIEL KAMM | Portrait of Charles Edward Stuart ‘Bonnie Prince Charlie’ (1720-1788)

Estimate: 3,000 - 5,000 GBP

ATTRIBUTED TO JOHN DANIEL KAMM | Portrait of Charles Edward Stuart ‘Bonnie Prince Charlie’ (1720-1788)

Estimate: 3,000 - 5,000 GBP

Lot Sold:6,875GBP

Lot Details

Description

ATTRIBUTED TO JOHN DANIEL KAMM

b. 1702

Portrait of Charles Edward Stuart ‘Bonnie Prince Charlie’ (1720-1788)


watercolour on vellum, set inside the lid of a gold-mounted tortoiseshell snuff box, rectangular, a lock of hair wrapped in a paper note inscribed: Bonnie Prince Charlie's hair, the box's maker's marks indistinct, the discharge marks of Louis Robin (1738-1744) and Julien Berthe, Paris (1750-1756), contained in a red leather case, inscribed in gold lettering: ROB. FROM HIS GRANDMOTHER / M. CATHERINE BERKELEY / 28. April 1919.

miniature: 55 by 75mm., box: 40 by 85 by 64mm.

Condition Report

Both the miniature and box in good condition.


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Saleroom Notice

This lot contains endangered species. Sotheby's recommends that buyers check with their own government regarding any importation requirements prior to placing a bid. Please note that Sotheby's will not assist buyers with the shipment of this lot to the US. A buyer's inability to export or import these lots cannot justify a delay in payment or sale cancellation.

Cataloguing

Provenance

Lady Mary Catherine Berkeley (1829-1924);

to her grandson, Robert George Berkeley (1898-1969)

Exhibited

Daniel Parsons (according to a note held within the box)

Literature

Inventory, 1949, 'A tortoiseshell box, gold mounted - a painting of Princes Charles Edward beneath the lid and a lock of Princes Charles hair' in the Strong Room

ATTRIBUTED TO JOHN DANIEL KAMM | Portrait of Charles Edward Stuart ‘Bonnie Prince Charlie’ (1720-1788)
ATTRIBUTED TO JOHN DANIEL KAMM | Portrait of Charles Edward Stuart ‘Bonnie Prince Charlie’ (1720-1788)
Lot Closed