Description: modelled by Wenzel Neu, standing in clouds holding a caduceus, wearing a winged helmet and loose puce and pale-yellow drapery,
Dimensions: 27cm., 11 5/8 in. high
Condition Report: In good appearance. The head has been re-stuck. There is some restoration to the extremities of the figure including the applied wings of the helmet and his ankles, his right index finger and the tip of his staff.
"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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Markus W. Peters,
op. cit., 1991, p. 87, abb. 37, for another example of the model;
op. cit., 1993, pp. 40-41, no. 8;
op. cit., 2006, pp. 89-114.