Description: of baluster form with tall rim, profusely decorated in honey-lustre, featuring three roundels containing winged birds between lush vegetation, foliate stem to rim
Dimensions: 25.5cm. height.
Condition Report: Broken and restored with associated overpainting, sections of lustre remain bright, others slightly faded with some discoloration, hairline scratches and cracks to glaze, 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.
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: Maitres Rheims et Laurin, France, 1960s/1970s: 'Céramiques Diverses - Iran, no. 109 bis'.
Provenance: Ex-private collection, France, acquired in the late 1960s/early 1970s from Galerie Jean Soustiel, Paris.
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