Lot 302: TWO KÜTAHYA POTTERY CUPS, TURKEY, 18TH CENTURY |
19 October 2016
London, United KingdomLive Auction
Description: each of bulbous form with ear-shaped handle, one with moulded white floral design surrounded by polychrome floral design with black outlines, the other comprising bands of alternating floral and stylised cypress tree motifs, with abstract stem and four leaves mark to underside
Both in fairly good condition, the cup with moulded white decoration with break to almost half of foot, hairline crack along frontal design with some discoloration, very minor abrasions to edge, the larger cup also intact with some discoloration and abrasion visible inside and along rim and foot, 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.
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Dimensions: 9.6 by 9cm; 10 by 10cm.