ITALIAN SCHOOL, AFTER CARAVAGGIO | The Fortune Teller
ITALIAN SCHOOL, AFTER CARAVAGGIO | The Fortune Teller
ITALIAN SCHOOL, AFTER CARAVAGGIO | The Fortune Teller
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ITALIAN SCHOOL, AFTER CARAVAGGIO | The Fortune Teller

Estimate: 800 - 1,200 GBP

ITALIAN SCHOOL, AFTER CARAVAGGIO | The Fortune Teller

Estimate: 800 - 1,200 GBP

Lot Sold:1,000GBP

Lot Details

Description

ITALIAN SCHOOL, AFTER CARAVAGGIO

early 19th century

The Fortune Teller


watercolour on ivory, gilt-metal frame, each corner applied with foliate shells, fitted red leather case

112 by 155mm.

Condition Report

The miniature is in good condition, having been kept safe in the red-leather case. The case itself is in generally good order although it is a little worn.


"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 ivory. Due to recent changes in the laws of many countries (e.g. US, France) Sotheby's recommends that buyers check with their own government regarding any importation requirements prior to placing a bid. For example, US regulations restrict the import of elephant ivory and prohibit the import of African elephant ivory. Please note that Sotheby's will not assist buyers with CITES licence applications where a buyer elects to either collect or arrange their own shipping, nor will Sotheby's assist with the international movement of ivory by air, either as freight or through hand carry. Sotheby's shipping will only assist in shipping the lot to either domestic UK or EU destinations, where delivery is made by road transport. A buyer's inability to export or import these lots cannot justify a delay in payment or sale cancellation.
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