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Premier Auction - Session II - March 25, 2023

Sat, Mar 25, 2023 09:00AM EDT
Lot 974

Attributed to James Sharples Sr.

Estimate: $1,000 - $2,000

Bid Increments

Price Bid Increment
$0 $25
$100 $50
$1,000 $100
$2,000 $200
$3,000 $250
$5,000 $500
$10,000 $1,000
$20,000 $2,000
$50,000 $5,000
$100,000 $10,000

(British/American, 1751-1811)

A Pair of Portraits: Mr. and Mrs. Stewart, née Hamilton, unsigned, pastel on paper, 9-3/8 x 7-1/2 in.; matching gilt wood and composition frames, 11-7/8 x 9-7/8 in.


glue tacked to card, some abrasions to pastel, some spotting and minute losses to paper edges; frames with abrasions

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A Gentleman's Collection, from a Washington, DC Townhouse; Sotheby's, New York, October, 24, 1985, lot 105; Freeman's, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, 22nd Apr, 2015, sold for $1,250. Lot originally accompanied by photocopied bill of sale and typed note suggesting that "the portraits belonged to the Nathan Lord family of Kittery Maine..." and were purchased from his family's descendants.