SOUTHERN GERMAN, PROBABLY AUGSBURG, 17TH CENTURY | TRINKET BOX WITH DOUBLE INTAGLIO
SOUTHERN GERMAN, PROBABLY AUGSBURG, 17TH CENTURY | TRINKET BOX WITH DOUBLE INTAGLIO
SOUTHERN GERMAN, PROBABLY AUGSBURG, 17TH CENTURY | TRINKET BOX WITH DOUBLE INTAGLIO
SOUTHERN GERMAN, PROBABLY AUGSBURG, 17TH CENTURY | TRINKET BOX WITH DOUBLE INTAGLIO
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Property of a Gentleman: Glyptics from the Renaissance to the 19th Century (Lots 81-90 and 99-103)

SOUTHERN GERMAN, PROBABLY AUGSBURG, 17TH CENTURY | TRINKET BOX WITH DOUBLE INTAGLIO

Estimate: 3,000 - 5,000 GBP

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

SOUTHERN GERMAN, PROBABLY AUGSBURG, 17TH CENTURY | TRINKET BOX WITH DOUBLE INTAGLIO

Estimate: 3,000 - 5,000 GBP

Lot Sold:500GBP

Lot Details

Description

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

SOUTHERN GERMAN, PROBABLY AUGSBURG, 17TH CENTURY

TRINKET BOX WITH DOUBLE INTAGLIO


hardstone, with engraved gilt silver box mounts

intaglio in lid: 3.2cm., 1¼in.

intaglio in box: 3.4cm., 1 5/16 in.

4 by 3.2 by 2cm., 1 9/16 by 1¼ by ¾in. overall

Condition Report

Overall the condition of the hardstone trinket box is very good with minor dirt and wear to the surface consistent with age. There are some minor abrasions to the stones on the outside, including a scratch to the centre of the lid on the outside. There are some dents and warping to the metal 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."

Cataloguing

Catalogue Note

Compare with those in the Staatliche Münzsammlung Munich illustrated by Weber, attributed to South German or a North Italian workshop of the late 16th/ early 17 century.


RELATED LITERATURE

I. Weber, Geschnittene Steine aus altbayerischem Besitz, Berlin 2001, nos. 305-311

Old Master Sculpture & Works of Art
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