Property from an Important American Collection
wheel-carved cameo glass
incised DAUM NANCY with the Croix de Lorraine
11⅞ in. (29.9 cm) high
Overall in very good condition. This piece presents with subtle honeycomb details to the neck, partially visible on the catalogue photography, and a reflective, wheel-carved base with naturalistic decorations. The glass surfaces with minute pinholes, light surface scratches and abrasions throughout and slightly more pronounced on the base, and consistent with age and gentle use. The lip of the vase with very minor surface abrasions, not visible unless closely inspected and consistent with 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.
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.
Macklowe Gallery, New York, 1980s