SPANISH, FIRST HALF 18TH CENTURY | Pendant with Miniatures of Saint Joseph with the Christ Child and Saint Clare
Estimate: 2,000 - 3,000 GBP
SPANISH, FIRST HALF 18TH CENTURY
Pendant with Miniatures of Saint Joseph with the Christ Child and Saint Clare
verre églomisé, in a partially enamelled gold frame set with rubies and diamonds, with a fabric and silver thread string
pendant: 7.8cm., 3⅛in.
13cm., 5⅛in. overall suspended
Overall the condition of the pendant is good with minor dirt and wear to the surface consistent with age. There are minor losses to some of the enamelling, in particular to some of the orange enamel on the finials. The gold work is in very good condition with general minor warping and wear (a few minor stable splits).
"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.
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