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Lot 438: A SET OF TWENTY-FOUR MEISSEN PLATES
20TH CENTURY |
19 October 2016
New York, NY, USALive Auction
Description: each plate painted in the center with a fruit arrangement, the feather-edged rim molded with rocaille cartouches painted with floral sprays, comprising: twelve dinner plates and twelve soup plates, crossed swords marks in underglaze-blue, impressed numeral 5401 or 5409.
All in good condition, except: One soup plate has an approximate 1 1/2-inch chip to the footrim. Dinner plates: one has to 1-inch chips to the footrim. Another has one 1-inch chip to the footrim. One has a minuscule point with a loss to gilding at the rim edge. One plate has a small footrim chip that has been glued back. All the chips to the footrim are not visible from the exterior.
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.
Dimensions: diameters 10 in. and 9 3/4 in.