Lot 566: THREE EROTIC SILVER CIGARETTE CASES WITH FULL-LENGTH NUDES, EARLY 20TH CENTURY |
19 October 2016
New York, NY, USALive Auction
Description: one with girl next to a waterfall, German, 800 standard; one with bather entering a pool, blue stone thumbpiece, marked M monogram, 935 incuse; and one with nude and foiled ball over engine-turned ground, maker's mark WP, crown in circle, and 935 incuse
first with roughly scratched name below scene, some small scratches; second nice quality box and good condition, third good condition
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 3 1/2 in.