AN ITALIAN 18K GOLD, ENAMEL AND GEM-SET GEISHA, ALESSANDRIA, 20TH CENTURY
the geisha wearing a robe with champlevé enamel accents and diamond-set collar, diamond earrings, and a diamond comb in her wirework hair, the detachable umbrella with matching plique-a-jour enamel, mounted on a malachite base
marked on hair clasp at neck, manufacturer mark partially obscured 4??-AL
6 oz 15 dwt excluding base
height overall 8⅜ in.
Robe with some light surface scratches, the umbrella with two of the spokes separated from the rim, overall good condition with enamel in tact.
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.
NOTWITHSTANDING THIS REPORT OR ANY DISCUSSIONS CONCERNING CONDITION OF A LOT, ALL LOTS ARE OFFERED AND SOLD "AS IS" IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE CONDITIONS OF SALE PRINTED IN THE CATALOGUE.