Decorative Arts & Silver Online Auction

April 30, 2015

LOT 194
English School Portrait Miniture of Captain Ventual of Marks Tey, County Essex. 18th century
  • English School Portrait Miniture of Captain Ventual of Marks Tey, County Essex. 18th century

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English School Portrait Miniture of Captain Ventual of Marks Tey, County Essex. 18th century

gouache on oval ivory panel in moulded ebonized frame
4.75" x 4" — 12.1 x 10.2 cm.

Estimate $100-$200

Realised: $156
Price Includes Buyer's Premium ?

About artist/note:

Inscribed verso: Capt. Ventual of Marks Tey co. Essex of the Essex Regiment, husband of Hannah, daughter & co-heir of William Taylor of Lexden, Colchester, he died before 1806.

Hannah died in 1800, she was sister of D[...] Taylor (born 20 Mar. 1765 and died 7 Sep. 1805) wife of William Phillps of Colchester Esq. J. P., he was baptized in 1739 and died 20 Oct, 1812