Property from a German Private Collection
Nine Ducks on a Pond
signed A KOESTER lower right
oil on canvas laid on board
44 by 65cm., 17¼ by 25½in.
The artist's canvas has been laid on board. The board is flat, even, and ensuring a stable support.
There are two pin holes visible in the upper left and upper right corners respectively, each with a small area of restoration around it which is somewhat visible to the naked eye. With the exception of the above areas visible under ultra-violet light, this work is in good condition and is ready to hang.
Presented in a decorative gilt frame
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.