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Lot 334: A PAIR OF LIDDED FLOWERPOT HOLDERS ON STANDS, PROBABLY 'THÉODORE DECK', PARIS, CIRCA 1880,
19 October 2016
London, United KingdomLive Auction
Description: the ceramic bodies decorated in relief on a blue ground with panels containing alternating inscriptions and figures, the base with arabesque and foliate motifs, each set on an ornate gilt-foot stand, lids with en-suite decoration and gilt mounts, the interiors with lavender-blue glaze and metal bowl (possibly for planting)
One in good condition, the other broken and restored with some associated retouching, 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.
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