Lot 595: A PARCEL-GILT SILVER AND ENAMEL CAROUSEL, DESIGNED BY GENE MOORE FOR TIFFANY & CO., NEW YORK, CIRCA 1990 |
October 19, 2016
New York, NY, USALive Auction
Description: carousel set with enameled horses, giraffe, rabbit, zebra, tiger and camel, all surmounted by a vari-colored enamel tent with seven flags, originally with electrical movement and music
lacking one flag, missing cord but musical component not working, gilding rubbed off in spots, otherwise 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.
Provenance: Christie's, New York, Important Objects of Vertu, English, Continental and American Silver, May 22, 2009, sale 2259, lot 65
Dimensions: diameter 13 in., height 17 in.