Property from a Private Connecticut Collection
A DUTCH DELFT BLUE AND WHITE BALUSTER VASE, LATE 17TH CENTURY
painted with a dignitary and his attendants in a fenced garden, GK monogram for Gerrit Pietersz Kam, Drie Postelyne Astonne (The Three Porcelain Ash-Barrels) or De Paeuw (The Peacock) factory.
height 18½ in.
Lacking cover. An old flat rim chip to two corners at rim, the largest 2. x 2.5 at widest points. The base with a firing crack which has faintly extended up one side of octagonal foot. The rim with short hairline crack 3.4 cm long. Overall good appearance.
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.
Guest & Gray, London