ERNEST BUSSIÈRE | “GOURD” VASE
ERNEST BUSSIÈRE | “GOURD” VASE
ERNEST BUSSIÈRE | “GOURD” VASE
ERNEST BUSSIÈRE | “GOURD” VASE
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Property from the Private Collection of Lloyd and Barbara Macklowe

ERNEST BUSSIÈRE | “GOURD” VASE

Estimate: 4,000 - 6,000 USD

Property from the Private Collection of Lloyd and Barbara Macklowe

ERNEST BUSSIÈRE | “GOURD” VASE

Estimate: 4,000 - 6,000 USD

Lot Sold:6,000USD

Lot Details

Description

Property from the Private Collection of Lloyd and Barbara Macklowe

ERNEST BUSSIÈRE

“GOURD” VASE


circa 1903

executed by Keller et Guérin, Lunéville, France

glazed earthenware

inscribed KG/Lunéville/Bussiere

7¼ in. (18.4 cm) high 

Condition Report

Overall in very good condition. The glazed surfaces present with some very minor surface scratches and some crazing to glaze, consistent with age and gentle handling. The glazed surface also presents with some surface irregularities including drips and air bubbles which are inherent to the production process. A uniquely organic shape with rich glaze work. This lot has been viewed under blacklight and presents with no evidence evidence of prior restoration. 


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.

Cataloguing

Provenance

Millon et Associes Auction House, Paris, November 30, 2005

Acquired from the above by the present owner

Literature

Alastair Duncan, The Paris Salons, 1895-1914, Vol. IV: Ceramics and Glass, Woodbridge, Suffolk, 1995, p. 260

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