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A SILVER-GILT AND PICTORIAL ENAMEL CRUCIFIX, MOSCOW, 1734

Reserves

Estimate:

2,500

to
- 3,500 GBP

Property from an important German collection

A SILVER-GILT AND PICTORIAL ENAMEL CRUCIFIX, MOSCOW, 1734

A SILVER-GILT AND PICTORIAL ENAMEL CRUCIFIX, MOSCOW, 1734

Estimate:

2,500

to
- 3,500 GBP

Lot sold:

6,875

GBP

Property from an important German collection

A SILVER-GILT AND PICTORIAL ENAMEL CRUCIFIX, MOSCOW, 1734


the front applied with four enamel plaques decorated with religious subjects, surrounding Christ, the reverse applied in the centre and with repoussé panels with military and trade symbols, struck throughout with unrecorded maker's initials FI in Early Cyrillic

height 40.5cm, 18⅞in.

Overall in good condition, consistent with age. The enamel panels with minor surface scratches.

The top half of the cross lifting in several areas, due to two missing bolts.


"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."

This lot is sold with no reserve. Please refer to the printed catalogue for information on lots sold with no reserve.

The collection of Otto F. Ernst, Wiesbaden, no. 47