For the swan only : "Art et Industrie du Feu", Art et Industrie, November 1925, n.p. Exposition Internationale des Arts Décoratifs et Industriels Modernes, Paris 1925, Rapport Général, Volume V, Classe 12, Paris, 1927, pl. LXXXI Dany Sautot, Baccarat, Une manufacture française, Paris, 2003, p. 112
Good overall condition.
The base presents with some scratches, some light scuffs and some light surface oxidation.
The cristal swan presents with a few scratches. All consistent with age and gentle use. "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."