Miniature Portrait of an unknown Soldier
Painted by the artist Gervase Spencer (1715?-1763)
Signed on the front GS 1751
An infantry officer in scarlet coat and white lapels edged with gold. Signed with initials and dated 'G.S. 1751', gilt-metal frame with reeded border in fitted fishskin case. Oval, 40 mm high. Christies 5 September 2006, Lot 49.