A CARVED VERDE ANTICO TAZZA, ITALIAN, EARLY 19TH CENTURY
on a square black marble plinth, stapled repairs and losses
17cm. high, 23.5cm. wide; 6¾in., 9¼in.
The dish and handles have undergone restoration and there are re-glued elements and stapled elements. A section of one handle is missing. Ingrained dirt. Decorative.
"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. Prospective buyers should also refer to any Important Notices regarding this sale, which are printed in the Sale Catalogue.
NOTWITHSTANDING THIS REPORT OR ANY DISCUSSIONS CONCERNING A LOT, ALL LOTS ARE OFFERED AND SOLD AS IS" IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE CONDITIONS OF BUSINESS PRINTED IN THE SALE CATALOGUE."
Probably Robert Berkeley (1764-1845) between 1816-1818.
Inventory, 1949, 'A green and white marble tazza' at the top of the Lead Stairs