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Lot 465: TWO RUSSIAN SILVER-GILT AND NIELLO SNUFF BOXES, VASILY POPOV, MOSCOW, CIRCA 1816 |
19 October 2016
New York, NY, USALive Auction
Description: each rectangular, of oval section, nielloed with figural harvest scenes, 84 standard (2 pieces)
In good condition overall. There are light surface scratches and minor bruises to the edges. The gilding is lightly rubbed in areas. The cover of one does not close completely flush.
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: length 2 7/8 in.