1881 - 1973
SERVICE POISSON (ALAIN RAMIÉ 3, 4, 6, 9, 11, 12, 14, 16, 18, 20, 22, 23, 25, 26, 28)
Terre de faïence service, comprising one soup tureen, one platter, six bowls and seven plates, 1947, each numbered '41', from the edition of 300, the plates and bowls inscribed with corresponding letters A - X (15 ceramics)
diameter (platter): 383 mm 15 in
The ceramics are in good condition overall. (All with minor irregularities and an occasional scratch or scuff to the glaze.) Several with a few small chips along the rim or at the base, the largest at the rim of the base on A.R. 3, measuring approx. 20 mm. Two plates and one bowl with a hairline crack, the largest on A.R. 18, measuring approx. 70 mm in length. The tureen with a chip at the base (approx. 17 mm), a few tiny chips along the rims of the tureen and lid as well as a hairline crack on the tureen and a tiny chip to the top of the finial.
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.