ITALIAN, LATE 18TH CENTURY | INTAGLIO WITH A YOUTH AND A SATYR
Property of a Gentleman: Glyptics from the Renaissance to the 19th Century (Lots 81-90 and 99-103)
ITALIAN, LATE 18TH CENTURY
INTAGLIO WITH A YOUTH AND A SATYR
nicolo, set in gold brooch mount
engraved: DIOS in Greek letters in reverse
intaglio: 2.3 by 2.7cm., ⅞ by 1 1/16 in.
brooch: 3 by 3.4cm., 1 3/16 by 1 6/16 in.
Overall the condition of the intaglio is good with minor dirt and wear to the surface consistent with age. There are some abrasions to the surface. There is general wear to the brooch mount.
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