POSSIBLY ROMAN, CIRCA 2ND CENTURY C.E., OR ITALIAN, CIRCA 16TH CENTURY |  CAMEO WITH LEDA AND THE SWAN WITH CUPID
POSSIBLY ROMAN, CIRCA 2ND CENTURY C.E., OR ITALIAN, CIRCA 16TH CENTURY |  CAMEO WITH LEDA AND THE SWAN WITH CUPID
POSSIBLY ROMAN, CIRCA 2ND CENTURY C.E., OR ITALIAN, CIRCA 16TH CENTURY |  CAMEO WITH LEDA AND THE SWAN WITH CUPID
POSSIBLY ROMAN, CIRCA 2ND CENTURY C.E., OR ITALIAN, CIRCA 16TH CENTURY |  CAMEO WITH LEDA AND THE SWAN WITH CUPID
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Property of a Gentleman: Glyptics from the Renaissance to the 19th Century (Lots 81-90 and 99-103)

POSSIBLY ROMAN, CIRCA 2ND CENTURY C.E., OR ITALIAN, CIRCA 16TH CENTURY | CAMEO WITH LEDA AND THE SWAN WITH CUPID

Estimate: 2,000 - 3,000 GBP

Property of a Gentleman: Glyptics from the Renaissance to the 19th Century (Lots 81-90 and 99-103)

POSSIBLY ROMAN, CIRCA 2ND CENTURY C.E., OR ITALIAN, CIRCA 16TH CENTURY | CAMEO WITH LEDA AND THE SWAN WITH CUPID

Estimate: 2,000 - 3,000 GBP

Lot Sold:8,750GBP

Lot Details

Description

Property of a Gentleman: Glyptics from the Renaissance to the 19th Century (Lots 81-90 and 99-103)

POSSIBLY ROMAN, CIRCA 2ND CENTURY C.E., OR ITALIAN, CIRCA 16TH CENTURY

CAMEO WITH LEDA AND THE SWAN WITH CUPID


hardstone, in a circa 1800 ring mount

cameo: 1.8cm., 11/16 in.

ring size: R

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Condition Report

Overall the condition of the cameo is good with minor dirt and wear to the surface consistent with age. There is an area of loss to the stone on the right side, which has been filled with a gold replacement. There is a small loss to Leda's proper left hip. There are a few further very minor abrasions. There is some slight rubbing including to Leda's face. There are old slightly visible joints to the ring mount. There are some small dents to the sides of the head (setting for the stone) of the ring mount. There are further minor abrasions to the ring mount.


"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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