Description: the central globular section rising from a tall spreading foot to a tall flaring neck, painted around the exterior in rich cobalt-blue tones with squirrels in grapevine
Dimensions: 54 cm, 21 1/4 in.
Condition Report: This vase is in general good condition with the exception of restoration approx. 1.5 cm wide around the rim, and another area extending from the rim (approx. 3x4 cm) with a long drip down the interior (approx. 9 cm). There are some burst bubbles and iron spots.
"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."
Provenance: Aguttes, Paris, 6 November 2013.
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