This object is eligible for a Certificate of BADA Provenance
About the dealer
About the object
Signed on the obverse and dated 1835, was fully signed on the reverse now only part of the signature remaining, in silver metal ornamented frame
The enamel is after R.E Pine's portrait of Garrick, now in the National Portrait Gallery
Garrick was one of the most celebrated theatrical personalities of his day. He was an actor, dramatist and theatre manager. He brought half the patent of Drury Lane in 1747 and was associated with that theatre until his retirement, when he sold his share to Richard Brinsley Sheridan.
Provenance: Sidney Hand, Grafton Street, London, 1929
Sotheby's, London, 30 June 2005