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Lot 383: AN ITALIAN CREAM-COLORED EARTHENWARE FOOTED TRAY
CIRCA 1800-10 |
19 October 2016
New York, NY, USALive Auction
Description: probably Del Vecchio, finely painted in the center with the scene of 'Angelica e Medoro', titled on the tree trunk and the pedestal, surrounded by neoclassical borders of foliate and beaded bands, affixed with hog's head tripod feet.
The tray is in good condition apart from some very minor and occasional flakings to the black enamel along the rim edges and some very minor scratching to the enamels in Angelica's body. There is some minor firing-related speckling to body to the underside of the rim, which is 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.
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Dimensions: length 14 in.