Description: of oval form in polychrome enamels depicting a mother and child (most probably the Madonna and Child) in a garden with a small deer at their feet, the gold frame mounted with diamonds, gold suspension loop and chain
Dimensions: 7.3cm. height
Condition Report: In very good overall condition, the colours bright and clear, the frame also in good condition, as viewed.
"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."
Provenance: Sotheby’s London, 11 October 2006, lot 161.
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