Property from an Important American Collection
designed circa 1925
patinated brass, mirrored glass
impressed KARL HAGENAUER/WEIN/WHW MADE IN AUSTIRA
16½ x 14¾ in. (41.9 x 37.5 cm)
Overall in very good condition. The metal surfaces present with scattered minor surface scratches, patina losses, and surface soiling to recessed decoration, consistent with age and gentle use. The mirrored surface presents with some residue to the corners and scattered very minor and fine surface scratches, only visible upon close inspection. The wood backing wit scattered areas of white paint and one loss to the wood, not noticeable when mirror is hung. An elegant form that presents with a soft pink coloration when viewed in person.
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.
Sotheby's Monaco, April 21, 1991, lot 459