- Herbert Haseltine
- Percheron Mare: Messaline and Foal
- inscribed © HASELTINE (on the base)
- bronze, green patina on a 4 1/2 inch black stone base
- height: 4 5/8 inches
- (12.1 cm)
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.
This model of a Percheron mare with foal is part of a larger series by Herbert Haseltine of twenty "British Champion Animals," including other horses, sheep, cattle and pigs. The mare, Messaline, depicted in the present work, won a number of prizes at agricultural shows between 1917 and 1922.
See note to lot 90.