Lot 543: A GOLD, ENAMEL AND JEWEL-MOUNTED SMALL ROCK CRYSTAL PAIL |
October 19, 2016
New York, NY, USALive Auction
Description: the paneled body carved with a dolphin and a leaf; the gold handle with white and black enamel scrollwork and rising from gem-set quatrefoils
minor chips to rim above handle mounts, restoration to handle enamel. One jeweled quatrefoil forming the terminal of the handle has been secured with lead solder which has separated and is now glued.
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 3 1/8 in.