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Lot 1008: A COLLECTION OF COZZI COFFEE CUPS AND SAUCERS, CIRCA 1765-75 |
26 October 2016
London, United KingdomLive Auction
Description: anchor marks in iron-red
One cup with puce scale border - the handle is re-stuck and riveted at terminals; One cup painted with a vase of flowers, with three short hairline crack to the rim and a hairline crack to footrim, the other cup painted in this pattern with a minute chip to rim; One cup painted with the green line pattern - the handle is re-stuck; One saucer painted with purple ribbons - minute chip to saucer; The saucer with the green scale saucer is broken in half and restored, the cup has two hairline cracks to rim. Typical surface wear.
"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."
Formerly in the collection of Victor Cavendish-Bentinck, 9th Duke of Portland (1897-1990);
Thence by descent