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Lot 546: A REGENCE SILVER-MOUNTED CHINESE IMARI PORCELAIN COVERED JUG, THE PORCELAIN EARLY 18TH CENTURY, THE SILVER MOUNTS PARIS, 1717-22 |
19 October 2016
New York, NY, USALive Auction
Description: painted in underglaze blue, iron red, peach and gilt with flowers, strapwork and arabesques, the cover with reeded silver rim and scroll thumbpiece
The silver mounted rim on cover with a few minor splits to edges, otherwise the mounts in good condition. Please note that the porcelain has not been examined beneath the mounts. The cover: the spout end of the cover has been broken off and re-stabilized with mounts. The coffeepot: The spout of the pot has been broken off and restored back with a minor associated chipping to the edge of the spout measuring approximately 1/2 inches. There are very minor occasional touchups to the enamels in places. Otherwise in good condition.
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.
NOTWITHSTANDING THIS REPORT OR ANY DISCUSSIONS CONCERNING CONDITION OF A LOT, ALL LOTS ARE OFFERED AND SOLD "AS IS" IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE CONDITIONS OF SALE PRINTED IN THE CATALOGUE.
Galerie Théorème, Paris, 1998
Property from the Collections of Lily & Edmond J. Safra, Vol. V, October 20, 2011, lot 859
Dimensions: height 7 5/8 in.