King George IV of England

Artist/Maker HENRY BONE (1755-1834)
Dimensions 2.60cm wide    3.50cm high   
Description wearing blue coat with fur collar, the Order of the Golden Fleece and the Breast Star of the Order of the Garter

Set in silver gilt frame , the reverse with engraved inscription His Majesty/George IV/ painted in enamel/ by Henry Bone RA? Enamel painter to the / King & c &C. After/ the original by Sir Thos. Lawrence/ PRA London/ June 1829, with braided hair bracelet
Provenance Christie's London, October 5, 1976, lot 82
Literature Cf. Richard Walker, Henry Bone, The Walpole Society, Vol 61, 1999, p. 327, no. 218 (various copies)
Signed signed HB on the left and in full on the reverse
Medium Enamel on copper
Condition Old restored firing crack through very tip of sitter's hair
Ref No. 4977
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