Alain Lesieutre, The Spirit and Splendour of Art Deco, New York, 1974, pp. 202 and 203 (for related examples) Pierre Cruège, René Buthaud 1886-1986, Paris, 1996, pp. 70, 74, 78 and 82 (for related examples)
When examined under black light in very good condition. Beautifully designed, a good example. 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.