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Lot 549: AN AMERICAN SILVER AND JADE CHINOISERIE CLOCK, ATTRIBUTED TO EDWARD I FARMER, NEW YORK, CIRCA 1930 |

Collections: Silver, Vertu, Ceramics, and Russian Works of Art

by Sotheby's

19 October 2016

New York, NY, USA

Live Auction
Past Lot
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Description: mounted with two Chinese carvings of exotic birds, flanking a small circular dial with Chinoiserie numbers, inside silver rim and jade bangle, on gilt gesso "rockwork" base

Condition Report: tiny loss to crest of one bird, some splitting to gesso at top of stand; back panel of clock (where signature probably was) missing
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: length 13 1/4 in.

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