Description: the tapering body rising from a flat base to a broad rounded shoulder and short neck, brightly enamelled around the exterior with the immortals in a landscape, the domed cover with a small boy amidst rockwork
Dimensions: 40 cm, 16 in.
Condition Report: The jar is in good condition with the exception of fritting encircling the rim, six shallow rim chips (the largest 8mm., wide), the cover has restoration to approximately half of the rim, fritting to the knop, minor rubbing to the enamels and glaze scratches to both.
"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: Beurdeley and Nicolay, Hotel des Ventes Drouot, Paris, July 1978.
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