Lot 407: A PAIR OF MEISSEN SMALL 'SCHNEEBALLEN' VASES
LATE 19TH CENTURY |
October 19, 2016
New York, NY, USALive Auction
Description: each flower-encrusted body applied with gilt trailing branches and perched canaries, crossed swords marks in underglaze-blue.
There are some occasional minor chips or restored chips to the edges of the applied flowerheads. One vase has restoration to the tail of the bird. All restorations are very well done. Otherwise in good condition.
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 6 1/2 in.