A MEISSEN YELLOW-GROUND SMALL MILK JUG AND COVER CIRCA 1730
of quadrilobed form affixed with a scrolling curved handle, reserved on either side with a quadrilobed Kakiemon panel painted with chrysanthemum and beneath the spout with a phoenix bird, the cover with four similar panels of flower sprigs beneath a gilt quadrilobed knop, crossed swords mark in underglaze-blue.
Height: 6⅛ in.
Cover - good condition
Pot - restored crack around top of handle where it joins the body
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.
Christie's Geneva, May 16, 1994, lot 33
Cassidy-Geiger, 2008, no. 129, p. 361, illus.