Description: each brightly painted with two yellow-framed allegorical subjects featuring lively putti, on a chocolate brown ground embellished with flower garlands and ribbon swags, resting on a gadrooned silver-gilt foot, the silver-gilt lining rolled to form the upper rim
Dimensions: 4.6-5cm., 1 7/8 - 2in. high
Condition Report: a few with minute hairline cracks. One (representing Day) with almost invisible patch of restoration. Overall excellent condition and superb painting.
"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."
Literature: Ulrike Weinhold,
Emailmalerei an Augsburger Goldschmiedearbeiten von 1650 bis 1750, Munich, 2000, no. 67, pp. 126/7 and 237/8
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