Description: Gouache watercolour on paper, each painting laid down on thick card stock, (average 320 x 245mm.), large chemise with paper label dated 1810, minor scattered staining, small hole to one painting, chemise worn
Condition Report: Condition is described in the main body of the catalogue, where appropriate.
"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. Prospective buyers should also refer to any Important Notices regarding this sale, which are printed in the Sale Catalogue.
NOTWITHSTANDING THIS REPORT OR ANY DISCUSSIONS CONCERNING A LOT, ALL LOTS ARE OFFERED AND SOLD AS IS" IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE CONDITIONS OF BUSINESS PRINTED IN THE SALE CATALOGUE."
Literature: All Under Heaven 32
Provenance: Dr. Kurt Herberts (1901-1989), ink stamp in chemise. Herberts was a German manufacturer of paints and glass, and avid collector of lacquer art. His expansive collection can be found in The Museum of Lacquer Art in Münster, Germany.
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