Description: of convex circular form, decorated in polychrome in enamels with dense floral motifs containing birds, framed by a row of seed-pearls, set to reverse with a pin for attaching
Dimensions: each: 5.3cm. diam.
Condition Report: Both in good condition, colours bright, very minor losses to enamel decoration, hairline scratches to reverses, 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."
Provenance: Bonham's London, 29 April 1998, lot 228.
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