Holt Antiques at
Walsingham Mill
The Old Mill
Cokers Hill
Little Walsingham
Norfolk
NR22 6BN
England

Purveyors of quality original antique 16th, 17th, 18th and 19th Century oak and country furniture, fine art and decorative period items

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19/04/21 - Our Walsingham Store is now open for business but operating on reduced hours!

Holt Antique Furniture Ltd and its related Companies would like to update you on what's happening at our antiques store “Holt Antiques at Walsingham Mill” with the continued threat of Coronavirus (Covid-19).

We have now re-opened our doors to customers who wish to visit the mill in person.

Our opening hours are:

Sunday - closed

Monday - closed

Tuesday - closed

Wednesday - open - 11am to 4pm

Thursday - open - 11am to 4pm

Friday - open - 11am to 4pm

Saturday - open 11am to 4pm

Covid guidelines must be followed when entering our store. Please note that the following rules currently apply to ensure the continued safety of both customers and our staff too.

1. The shop can only accomodate a maximum of 6 customers at any one time;

2. Facemasks must be worn continually whilst in-store. We do not allow any exceptions to this;

3. Hand sanitizer (provided by us) must be used on entry;

4. Please follow the one-way system which is marked out in-store; and

5. Please obey the 2 metre distancing rule. Again this is marked out in-store.

Thanks for your continued support and understanding during this time.

A Rare Irish Antique Miniature Portrait of Sophia Dorothea, Daughter of Dr George Kiernan, MD, MRLA, Circa 1810 - Provenance - from the 1949 disposal sale of the contents of Staunton Harold Hall, Home of Earl Ferrers

  • Reference : 520/11
  • Availability : Available Now
  • Dimensions : Excluding Frame = 5 1/4" x 4 2/16" (1" = 2.5cm)
  • Price : £495

Information

We are delighted to offer for sale this wonderful head and shoulders miniature portrait of Irish origin, Circa 1810.  Artist unknown.

The picture depicts Sophia Dorothea, daughter of Dr George Kiernan, MD, MRLA.  Sophia was born 23rd April 1787 and Died 20th February 1820.  Please note that we will also be selling a portrait of her father, Dr George Kiernan, separately under stock reference 519/11.

Watercolour on paper.

Mounted behind its original glass and set within its original ebonised and gesso / gilt frame.  

Provenance - We understand that this picture formed part of the 1949 disposal of the contents of Earl Ferrers country seat known as Staunton Harold Hall, Ashby-de-la-Zouche, Leicestershire which remains in existence today.  Please see the attached link for further details of the hall;

http://www.stauntonharoldestate.co.uk/#/history/4548322484

Label verso states "Sophia Dorothea daughter of George Kiernan of Blackhall and Drumcondra Co Dublin and wife of Rev George Hamilton, Rector of Killermogh, Queens Co.

Born 23rd April 1787: married 29 October 1809: Died at Hearitree Exeter 15 February 1820"

This picture should not be missed!

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