A SICILIAN GILT-COPPER AND CORAL TAZZA, TRAPANI, FIRST HALF 17TH CENTURY
A SICILIAN GILT-COPPER AND CORAL TAZZA, TRAPANI, FIRST HALF 17TH CENTURY
A SICILIAN GILT-COPPER AND CORAL TAZZA, TRAPANI, FIRST HALF 17TH CENTURY
A SICILIAN GILT-COPPER AND CORAL TAZZA, TRAPANI, FIRST HALF 17TH CENTURY
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A SICILIAN GILT-COPPER AND CORAL TAZZA, TRAPANI, FIRST HALF 17TH CENTURY

Estimate: 800 - 1,200 GBP

A SICILIAN GILT-COPPER AND CORAL TAZZA, TRAPANI, FIRST HALF 17TH CENTURY

Estimate: 800 - 1,200 GBP

Lot Sold:43,750GBP

Lot Details

Description

A SICILIAN GILT-COPPER AND CORAL TAZZA, TRAPANI, FIRST HALF 17TH CENTURY


the underside with geometric and foliate engraving, losses to coral

6cm., 20cm diameter; 2¼in., 8in.

Condition Report

Some discolouration to metal. Ingrained dirt. Losses to coral. Wear to border-rim. Would benefit from conservation.


"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."

Saleroom Notice

This lot contains endangered species. Sotheby's recommends that buyers check with their own government regarding any importation requirements prior to placing a bid. Please note that Sotheby's will not assist buyers with the shipment of this lot to the US. A buyer's inability to export or import these lots cannot justify a delay in payment or sale cancellation.

Cataloguing

Literature

For comparison see an example illustrated and discussed, Roberto Valeriani, A Collection of Corals, Brun Fine Art, London, 2016, no.4 which is of similar form and has the same engraving.

A SICILIAN GILT-COPPER AND CORAL TAZZA, TRAPANI, FIRST HALF 17TH CENTURY
A SICILIAN GILT-COPPER AND CORAL TAZZA, TRAPANI, FIRST HALF 17TH CENTURY
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