Property from the Andrew Shine Collection
RIBBED DECORATED CABINET VASE
engraved 3979P L.C.T. Favrile
Overall in very good condition. The glass displays with scattered minor air bubbles, particulate inclusions and minor surface irregularities inherent in the making and not visually detractive. The glass surfaces with some occasional extremely fine and minor surface scratches, consistent with age and gentle handling. The inner surface of the aperture with a some small toolmarks, inherent in production. The interior of the vase with some light surface soiling. A very charming small scale vase with finely articulated decoration.
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.
Rago Auctions, Lambertville, New Jersey, October 27, 2012, lot 934
Acquired from the above by the present owner