A CONTINENTAL SILVER MODEL OF GIAMBOLOGNA'S 'TRITON', ATTRIBUTED TO G. FRITSCH, CIRCA 1900
on an oxidised rocky and reeded base, the lacquered triton seated blowing an elongated horn, unmarked
52cm., 21in. high
2371gr., 76oz. 4dwt.
Unmarked. A couple of screws missing to interior but all holds together well. No obvious losses.
"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."
Otto F. Ernst, Gold-und Silberschmiedearbeiten 15 -19. Jahrhundert, Wiesbaden, 1969, p. 27, no. 160