Description: of waisted form with polychrome enamel decoration depicting three portraits in oval frames amid curved bands decorated with floral garlands and gold foliate motifs, with silver detachable ring with hanging beads
Dimensions: 11.5cm. height
8.2cm. max. diam.
Condition Report: In good overall condition, colours strong, one small chip near rim of cup, some very light hairline scratches to surface, minor chip near frame of young male figure, minor dents in rim, 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.
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Provenance: Sotheby's London, 15 October 1998, lot 183.
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