AFTER JOHN FLAXMAN (1755-1826), BRITISH, 19TH CENTURY | SAINT MICHAEL OVERCOMING SATAN
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AFTER JOHN FLAXMAN (1755-1826), BRITISH, 19TH CENTURY | SAINT MICHAEL OVERCOMING SATAN

Estimate: 5,000 - 7,000 GBP

AFTER JOHN FLAXMAN (1755-1826), BRITISH, 19TH CENTURY | SAINT MICHAEL OVERCOMING SATAN

Estimate: 5,000 - 7,000 GBP

Lot Details

Description

AFTER JOHN FLAXMAN (1755-1826)

BRITISH, 19TH CENTURY

SAINT MICHAEL OVERCOMING SATAN


bronze

46.5cm., 18¼in.

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Condition Report

Overall the condition of the bronze is good with minor dirt and wear to the surface consistent with age. The bronze is cast in sections and a joint is slightly visible to Saint Michael’s neck, where there is also a small plug. There are scratches to the surface, in particular to Saint Michael’s proper left arm, proper left upper leg and proper right leg. There is a minor casting fissure to Saint Michael’s proper right calf. There is minor rubbing to the bronze to some of the high points. There is a patch of a darkish residue to Saint Michael's stomach.


"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."

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