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Lot 378: A LOUIS XV STYLE GILT-BRONZE MOUNTED CHINESE CELADON TAPERING CYLINDRICAL EWER, THE PORCELAIN 18TH CENTURY, THE MOUNTS 19TH CENTURY |
January 19, 2017
London, United KingdomLive Auction
Description: the body with raised key pattern on a diaper ground, the gilt-bronze handle cast with bulrushes and foliage, with moulded lip and foot, body extensively damaged
In reasonable restored condition. The porcelain has been broken and repaired throughout, the repairs are visible throughout. There is a further discoloured patch repair to the underside of the handle. The mounts are quite tarnished and may benefit form cleaning according to taste. With old marks and scratches commensurate with age and use.
"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.
NOTWITHSTANDING THIS REPORT OR ANY DISCUSSIONS CONCERNING A LOT, ALL LOTS ARE OFFERED AND SOLD AS IS" IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE CONDITIONS OF BUSINESS PRINTED IN THE SALE CATALOGUE."
Dimensions: height 32.5cm. high; 12¾in