Lot 1328: A LARGE PAIR OF FRENCH GILT-BRONZE MOUNTED AND CUT-GLASS FAMILLE-ROSE PORCELAIN THIRTEEN-LIGHT CANDELABRA LATE 19TH CENTURY/EARLY 20TH CENTURY |
October 26, 2016
London, United KingdomLive Auction
Description: glass, porcelain
A highly decorative pair in very good original condition. It is not possible to inspect the Chinese porcelain out of its mounts. Both vases are in general good condition, with only minor enamel wear and minor firing imperfections. There is a firing crack approx. 10cm. long along the body of one. The gilt-bronzes are in original condition with small oxidized areas and might benefit from a light clean according to taste.
"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: each 127cm. high, 55cm. wide, 55cm deep; 4ft. 2in., 1ft. ¾in., 1ft. ¾in.