13th June 2018
An early George III miniature watercolour on ivory depicting an armadillo, set within a gilt brass glazed frame, the reverse dated 'The 10th of Novemr 1763' and inscribed 'This creature, called the American armadillo, was brought from the Mosquito Shore to Lord Southwell, who presented it to Prince of Wales... It has been seldom, if ever, seen alive in England', 7cm x 13.3cm.
Hammer price: £1,800
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