AN ITALIAN PIETRE DURE AND TENERE GILT-BRASS CASKET FLORENCE, LATE 19TH CENTURY
AN ITALIAN PIETRE DURE AND TENERE GILT-BRASS CASKET FLORENCE, LATE 19TH CENTURY
AN ITALIAN PIETRE DURE AND TENERE GILT-BRASS CASKET FLORENCE, LATE 19TH CENTURY
AN ITALIAN PIETRE DURE AND TENERE GILT-BRASS CASKET FLORENCE, LATE 19TH CENTURY
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PROPERTY FROM THE ROSALINDE AND ARTHUR GILBERT COLLECTION

AN ITALIAN PIETRE DURE AND TENERE GILT-BRASS CASKET FLORENCE, LATE 19TH CENTURY

Estimate: 2,000 - 3,000 GBP

PROPERTY FROM THE ROSALINDE AND ARTHUR GILBERT COLLECTION

AN ITALIAN PIETRE DURE AND TENERE GILT-BRASS CASKET FLORENCE, LATE 19TH CENTURY

Estimate: 2,000 - 3,000 GBP

Lot Sold:9,375GBP

Lot Details

Description

Property From The Rosalinde And Arthur Gilbert Collection

AN ITALIAN PIETRE DURE AND TENERE GILT-BRASS CASKET FLORENCE, LATE 19TH CENTURY


the sides inset with eight black marble panels inlaid with sprigs of flowers, the lid inset with panel inlaid with roses, the inside lined with white watered silk

16.5cm. high, 29.5cm. long, 21cm. deep; 6½in., 11⅝in., 8¼in.

Condition Report

In overall good condition. Minor tarnishing, oxidation and scratches to metal. The textile lining inside showing signs of wear and is loose. No key.


"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."

Cataloguing

Provenance

Sotheby's, Los Angeles, 5 May 1975, lot 41.

Exhibited

Los Angeles County Museum of Art, The Gilbert Collection: Monument Silver and the Art of Mosaics, 28 April-10 July 1977, Los Angeles;

Gilbert Collection, Permanent Display, Somerset House, London, 2000-2007.

Literature

A. M. Massinelli, with contributions by Jeanette Hanisee Gabriel, Hardstones: The Gilbert Collection, London, 2000, cat. no. 18, p. 70.

STONE: Marble and Hardstones
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