Lot 391: A MEISSEN LARGE FIGURE OF A PADUA ROOSTER
LATE 19TH CENTURY |
October 19, 2016
New York, NY, USALive Auction
Description: modelled by Ernst August Leuteritz after the 18th-century original by Johann Joachim Kändler, crossed swords mark in underglaze-blue to the back, incised B. 144, impressed 209.
The tip of its feathers along the chin area are very-well restored. The overspray extends to the neck area. Both wings are restored; restorations are very well done and it is difficult determine the exact spots of the possible breaks. Both talons are restored. There are at least two tail feathers, each with a restored chip to tip; however the overspray extends to adjacent areas making it difficult to determine other possible chips. There are overall occasional minor touch ups to the enamels.
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 29 3/4 in.