Description: perhaps modelled by Friedrich Wilhelm Eugen Döll, as Pluto and Proserpina, upon a rocky mound and shell moulded base,
CV monograms in underglaze-blue,
Condition Report: In generally good appearance. The figure with Proserpina wearing yellow drapery, restoration to the sconce and base. The other example 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. 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."
Literature: RELATED LITERATURE
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Richard Graul and Albrecht Kurzwelly,
op. cit., 1909, tav. 2, nos. 3-4;
Helmut Scherf and Jürgen Karpinski,
Thüringer Porzellan, Leipzig, 1980, no. 159.