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Lot 434: AN ASSEMBLED SÈVRES PART DESSERT SERVICE
CIRCA 1764-80 |
October 19, 2016
New York, NY, USALive Auction
Description: each piece painted with floral bouquets within a gilt-dashed blue band border, comprising: two circular footed dishes, a shaped stand, a shaped oval platter and a saucer, interlaced L's in blue or puce, three pieces with date letters m, CC or L, painter's marks for Bertrand, Charles-Nicolas Buteux, Jean-Jacques Pierre le jeune, Claude-Antoine Tardy and an unidentified painter's mark. 5 pieces.
There is some occasional scratches and rubbing to the enamels. The oval dish has a small firing-related crack at the rim edge. 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.