MR BEDFORD'S COLLECTION OF CASED 'GRAND TOUR' SOUVENIR PLASTER INTAGLIOS, LATE 18TH/19TH CENTURY
MR BEDFORD'S COLLECTION OF CASED 'GRAND TOUR' SOUVENIR PLASTER INTAGLIOS, LATE 18TH/19TH CENTURY
MR BEDFORD'S COLLECTION OF CASED 'GRAND TOUR' SOUVENIR PLASTER INTAGLIOS, LATE 18TH/19TH CENTURY
MR BEDFORD'S COLLECTION OF CASED 'GRAND TOUR' SOUVENIR PLASTER INTAGLIOS, LATE 18TH/19TH CENTURY
MR BEDFORD'S COLLECTION OF CASED 'GRAND TOUR' SOUVENIR PLASTER INTAGLIOS, LATE 18TH/19TH CENTURY
MR BEDFORD'S COLLECTION OF CASED 'GRAND TOUR' SOUVENIR PLASTER INTAGLIOS, LATE 18TH/19TH CENTURY
MR BEDFORD'S COLLECTION OF CASED 'GRAND TOUR' SOUVENIR PLASTER INTAGLIOS, LATE 18TH/19TH CENTURY
MR BEDFORD'S COLLECTION OF CASED 'GRAND TOUR' SOUVENIR PLASTER INTAGLIOS, LATE 18TH/19TH CENTURY
MR BEDFORD'S COLLECTION OF CASED 'GRAND TOUR' SOUVENIR PLASTER INTAGLIOS, LATE 18TH/19TH CENTURY
MR BEDFORD'S COLLECTION OF CASED 'GRAND TOUR' SOUVENIR PLASTER INTAGLIOS, LATE 18TH/19TH CENTURY
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Property from the Estate of John Bedford

MR BEDFORD'S COLLECTION OF CASED 'GRAND TOUR' SOUVENIR PLASTER INTAGLIOS, LATE 18TH/19TH CENTURY

Estimate: 5,000 - 7,000 GBP

Property from the Estate of John Bedford

MR BEDFORD'S COLLECTION OF CASED 'GRAND TOUR' SOUVENIR PLASTER INTAGLIOS, LATE 18TH/19TH CENTURY

Estimate: 5,000 - 7,000 GBP

Lot Sold:9,375GBP

Lot Details

Description

Property from the Estate of John Bedford

MR BEDFORD'S COLLECTION OF CASED 'GRAND TOUR' SOUVENIR PLASTER INTAGLIOS, LATE 18TH/19TH CENTURY


comprising;

- 'One Hundred Proofs from Gems Engraved in England by E. Burch R.A' dated 1795 with the accompanying catalogue, held together in a double sided faux-book box.

- Two faux-book boxes, Volume I and Volume III from a set, containing 100 casts after ancient gems, Italian, late 18th or early 19th century.

- Two faux-book boxes, Volumes from a larger set, containing 75 casts after Pietro Paoletti, 19th century.

- A lidded beech case containing 128 casts, early 19th century.

- A lidded beech stacking case of 4 trays containing a large quantity of casts, early 19th century and an accompanying catalogue in manuscript, 2 trays apparently lacking.

- A large quantity of loose casts and 4 empty faux-book boxes together with 3 faux-book boxes still with casts or partially with casts, from the same set, 19th century, losses.

(qty)

largest case 33 by 20.5cm. smallest case 25 by 16cm.; 13 by 8in. and 9¾ by 6¼in.


Condition Report

Very decorative. Some cases in good order some very distressed. Cases with wear. Evidence of old worm to the binding of one. Some casts in very good condition. Some with ingrained dirt. Losses and loose intaglio which would benefit from attention. Additional images available on request.


"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."

STYLE: Private Collections
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