The model of this vase shape, #11180, was designed by John T. Curran and used for three vases for Tiffany's display at the 1893 Chicago Columbian Exposition: the Owl vase, the Snail vase, and the Terrapin vase.
repairs to foot, interior with signs of dent removed (done well with no obvious signs of restoration to exterior), a few minor surface nicks, otherwise 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. 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.