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Lot 442: AN ENGLISH PORCELAIN YELLOW-BORDERED PART DESSERT AND TEA SERVICE
CIRCA 1840 |
19 October 2016
New York, NY, USALive Auction
Description: comprising: a large teapot and cover, a two-handled sugar bowl, cover and stand, a waste bowl, a creamer, twelve teacups, eleven coffee cups and saucers and four square shaped dessert dishes, red script pattern number 521. 45 pieces.
In good condition, except from some very minor and occasional rubbing to the gilding: Two-handled sugar bowl, cover and stand: the stand has a very small triangular chip at the rim and an associated haircrack running down the rim. Eleven coffee cups: one has extensive haircracks, another has a short haircrack running down from the rim edge. Four square shaped dessert dishes: one with a pinhead chip to the edge of rim at the handle.
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.