PARIS.- A portrait miniature of Sir Pulteney Malcolm GCB GCMG (1768-1838), a Scottish Naval officer from Dumfriesshire, sold for £12,000 making it the top lot in the Fine Portrait Miniatures auction at Bonhams, Knightsbridge this afternoon (Thursday 8th April). At just 10cm in height, the miniature depicts Sir Pulteney Malcolm who, on 24th August 1814, was third in command of a fleet which set fire to many public buildings in Washington D.
Bonhams auction house in Knightsbridge is leading its Fine Portrait Miniatures sale on 30 May with what it describes as a "spellbinding" miniature of John Keats, put up by an American collector. The portrait comes in a red leather t... Read Post
LONDON.- A painting of Queen Victoria in the Royal Box at the Drury Lane Theatre is one of the highlights of the Fine Miniature Portraits sale taking place at Bonhams, Knightsbridge, on the 28th June. Estimated to sell for £4,000 - ... Read Post