A ST. JAMES'S (CHARLES GOUYN) OR CHELSEA PORCELAIN MOUNTED SEAL CIRCA 1749-60
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A ST. JAMES'S (CHARLES GOUYN) OR CHELSEA PORCELAIN MOUNTED SEAL CIRCA 1749-60

Estimate: 300 - 500 USD

A ST. JAMES'S (CHARLES GOUYN) OR CHELSEA PORCELAIN MOUNTED SEAL CIRCA 1749-60

Estimate: 300 - 500 USD

Lot Sold:875USD

Lot Details

Description

A ST. JAMES'S (CHARLES GOUYN) OR CHELSEA PORCELAIN MOUNTED SEAL CIRCA 1749-60


modeled as Cupid in disguise as a hurdy-gurdy player, with later gold-mount.

Height 1⅜ in.

3.5 cm

Condition Report

Please note: the seal has not been examined out of its mount. Cupid's head has been off and glued back in place. There is a drop of and adhesive substance where the gold ring has been re-inserted into the porcelain.


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.

Wedgwood and Beyond: English Ceramics from the Starr Collection
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