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Lot 273: FOUR GOLD AND POLYCHROME ENAMELLED PARROTS PERCHED ON A BRANCH, NORTH INDIA, 19TH CENTURY |

Arts of the Islamic World

by Sotheby's

19 October 2016

London, United Kingdom

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Description: the four parrots with translucent emerald green bodies and red heads on a chased feather-like ground, with long tails, yellow beaks, gem-set eyes and details on the wings, each perched on a branch from a stylised tree emanating from a domed base decorated with floral enamel vines

Condition Report: In good overall condition, the enamel bright, some of the stones possibly later replacements, very minor sections of enamel missing, as viewed.
"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."

Dimensions: 12.8cm. height
6.1cm. diam. of base

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