1825 - 1892
RELIEF ROUNDEL WITH THE PROFILE OF ALFRED, LORD TENNYSON
signed and dated: T. Woolner Sc. / 1856
bronze, light brown patina
25cm., 9⅞in. diameter
Overall the condition of the bronze is very good, with minor dirt and wear to the surface consistent with age. There are a few dirt marks and some minor scratches to the surface. There is some rubbing, in particular to the back of the head. There are a few minor spots of greening to the surface. There are a few minor nicks to the edge.
"In response to your inquiry, we are pleased to provide you with a general report of the condition of the property described above. Since we are not professional conservators or restorers, we urge you to consult with a restorer or conservator of your choice who will be better able to provide a detailed, professional report. Prospective buyers should inspect each lot to satisfy themselves as to condition and must understand that any statement made by Sotheby's is merely a subjective, qualified opinion. Prospective buyers should also refer to any Important Notices regarding this sale, which are printed in the Sale Catalogue.
NOTWITHSTANDING THIS REPORT OR ANY DISCUSSIONS CONCERNING A LOT, ALL LOTS ARE OFFERED AND SOLD AS IS" IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE CONDITIONS OF BUSINESS PRINTED IN THE SALE CATALOGUE."
Private collection, United Kingdom