SPANISH, FIRST HALF 18TH CENTURY | Cross Pendant with the Crucifixion and the Virgin of the Immaculate Conception
Estimate: 2,000 - 3,000 GBP
SPANISH, FIRST HALF 18TH CENTURY
Cross Pendant with the Crucifixion and the Virgin of the Immaculate Conception
gold and gold filigree, set with painted decoration under rock crystal
cross pendant: 10 by 7cm., 4 by 2¾in.
16cm., 6¼in. overall suspended
Overall the condition of the pendant is good with minor dirt and wear to the surface consistent with age. There are two fractures and a loss to the rock crystal above the Crucifixion (the pieces are stable). The gold work is in very good condition with general minor warping and wear (a few minor stable splits). The paint it well preserved.
"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."
Inventory, 1949, 'GOLD CROSS, filigree painted with crucifixion and The Blessed Virgin Mary under glass'