JEAN PETITOT, THE ELDER | PORTRAIT OF A NOBLEMAN, TRADITIONALLY IDENTIFIED AS LOUIS DE BOURBON, PRINCE DE CONDÉ
JEAN PETITOT, THE ELDER
Geneva 1607 - 1691 Vevey
PORTRAIT OF A NOBLEMAN, TRADITIONALLY IDENTIFIED AS LOUIS DE BOURBON, PRINCE DE CONDÉ
Enamel, heightened with gold, mounted in a gold octagonal shaped snuff-box, the border decorated with filigree scroll-work
The miniature: 41 by 34 mm.; The box width: 81 mm.
The enamel in good surface condition, with most minor surface scratching on extreme margins.
"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."
Sir Alfred Chester Beatty (d. 1968), Dublin;
his sale, London, Sotheby's, 17 June 1963, lot 293;
sale, Geneva, Sotheby's, 6 May 1981, lot 32