Helena Rubinstein, Paris & New York Harold Rome, New York Ben Heller, New York, acquired from the above Sotheby's, London, November 30, 1982, lot 123, consigned by the above The Arcade Gallery, London, acquired at the above auction Cecilia & Irwin Smiley, New York, acquired from the above in 1985
Very good condition overall. Minor marks, nicks, scratches, abrasions, small chips and a few hairline cracks, including one to the proper left side of the back, all consistent with age and use. Inscribed in white ink: '270' and 'ARC 10255', in different hands. Various labels to the underside of the base. 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.