30 May '15, 7pm

#MrsDaffodil A micromosaic dog portrait in opal frame.

#MrsDaffodil A micromosaic dog portrait in opal frame.

Mounted in gold. Minor abrasions commensurate with age and wear. Later safety catch to the reverse. Fine hairline crack to reverse of lapis lazuli panel and some very small areas of tesserae deficient. Opals well matched blue green colour, three opals with some fine crazing. "In response to your inquiry, we are pleased to provide you with a general report of the condition of the property described above. Please note that colour, clarity and weight of gemstones are statements of opinion only and not statements of fact by Sotheby's. We do not guarantee, and are not responsible for any certificate from a gemological laboratory that may accompany the property. We do not guarantee that watches are in working order. 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, qua...

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