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Lot 554: THREE EROTIC SILVER CIGARETTE CASES WITH FULL-LENGTH NUDES, CIRCA 1910-20 |
19 October 2016
New York, NY, USALive Auction
Description: two German, with a masked female nude sitting in a question mark and one by a riverbank, maker's mark Gothic script LR, the third hugging a tree, marked 900 ELW on pushpiece
first good condition, very minor scratching; second with numerous but shallow scratches to scene; third with some bubbling along left edge of scene, probably from later-added clear flux over
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: height of tallest 4 in.