ITALIAN, CIRCA 1600 | CAMEO WITH AN EMPEROR, POSSIBLY VESPASIAN (9-23 C.E.)
 ITALIAN, CIRCA 1600 | CAMEO WITH AN EMPEROR, POSSIBLY VESPASIAN (9-23 C.E.)
 ITALIAN, CIRCA 1600 | CAMEO WITH AN EMPEROR, POSSIBLY VESPASIAN (9-23 C.E.)
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ITALIAN, CIRCA 1600 | CAMEO WITH AN EMPEROR, POSSIBLY VESPASIAN (9-23 C.E.)

Estimate: 7,000 - 10,000 GBP

ITALIAN, CIRCA 1600 | CAMEO WITH AN EMPEROR, POSSIBLY VESPASIAN (9-23 C.E.)

Estimate: 7,000 - 10,000 GBP

Lot Sold:8,750GBP

Description

ITALIAN, CIRCA 1600 

CAMEO WITH AN EMPEROR, POSSIBLY VESPASIAN (9-23 C.E.)


onyx, in a gold brooch mount, in a leather and cloth-lined box

cameo: 3.2cm., 1¼in.

4.9cm., 1⅞in. overall including mount

Condition Report

Overall the condition of the cameo is very good with minor dirt and wear to the surface consistent with age. There is dirt (or perhaps minor old restoration) to the very top of the laurel wreath. There is wear to the gold mount including some losses to the arabesque ornamentation.


"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."

 ITALIAN, CIRCA 1600 | CAMEO WITH AN EMPEROR, POSSIBLY VESPASIAN (9-23 C.E.)
ITALIAN, CIRCA 1600 | CAMEO WITH AN EMPEROR, POSSIBLY VESPASIAN (9-23 C.E.)
Lot Closed