Jacqueline Burckhardt, Meret Oppenheim: Beyond the Teacup, New York, 1996, p. 46 for an early example Martina Corgnati, Meret Oppenheim, exh. cat., Galleria del Gruppo, Milan, 1999, p. 105 for an early example
Overall in very good condition. The surface top has been re-gilded with a minor shallow indendtation near one of the claw impressions, measuring approximately 1.5 cm x 5 mm. The outer edges with minor rubbing and scattered scuffs. The legs with minor oxidation throughout. "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."