AN ITALIAN GIALLO ANTICO MARBLE TWO-HANDLED VASE CIRCA 1800
with a lid
40cm. high, 11cm. wide; 1ft. 3¾in., 4⅜in
In overall good restored condition. Tip of finial with a loss which has been refilled. The whole finial seems to have broken but it has now been securely re-attached. Break across the lid which has been well repaired. One minor crack to the neck which has been refilled.
Very minor scratches chipping to surface, as to be expected given age and use.
"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."