Property from an Important American Collection
15½ in. (39.3 cm) high
Overall in excellent condition. Glass surfaces present with very minor surface scratches, consistent with age and use. Underside displays some minor scuffing, consistent with age and use. The glass displays some particle inclusions, air bubbles, and irregularities inherent to the making process. An impressive vase that presents with a delicate range of blues and silvers 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 New York, November 26-27, 1993, lot 179
Ricke et al, Loetz, Bohmisches Glass, 1880 - 1940, Band 1 Werkmonographie, Düsseldorf, 1989 p. 329