A DUTCH, ARY DE MILDE, SILVER-MOUNTED GLAZED RED STONEWARE TEAPOT AND COVER CIRCA 1700
applied on either side with a flowering branch, the cover with three sprigs, with a chained silver peacock knop, impressed mark of 'ARY DE MILDE' above a running fox in an oval medallion.
Height: 5⅜ in.
The handle has been broken off where it joins the body at the base, through the lower section and across the top, and glued back on. Otherwise in good condition.
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.
Dries Blitz, Amsterdam, October 1998
Cassidy-Geiger, no. 381, p. 719, illus.