At 25 Blythe Road – a hub of specialists mainly from Sotheby’s – there will be another treasure trove of objects in various disciplines in the forthcoming Decorative Works of Art Auction on the 2nd June, run by Matthew Barton. The auction which takes place twice a year, will include English and Continental ceramics, Chinese and Japanese Works of Art, European Works of Art, English and Continental Silver, Objects of Vertu, and Jewellery. A group of twenty four portrait miniatures from the descendant of a British collector, who built his collection during the early 20th century is one of the highlights of the auction. They represent an interesting cross section of 17th – 19th century portrait miniaturists’ work, including paintings by the great John Smart (circa 1740-1811), Samuel Cooper (1609-1672) and George Englehart (1750-1829). The estimates range from £200 – £9,000. The collection includes this c

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