Property from an Important American Collection
engraved 9519N L.C. Tiffany-favrile 1658
5¾ in. (14.6 cm) high
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. In the band of circular decoration, one of the circular motifs with a small fleck to the prunt at the uppermost point of the circle, not visually detractive. The inner surface of the rim with a very small open air bubble. The interior of the vase with some light surface soiling. A strongly iridized and dynamic blown glass vase.
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 Chicago, November 8, 1998, lot 376