Property from a Private Connecticut Collection
A DUTCH DELFT BLUE AND WHITE JUG, CIRCA 1720
painted with shaped panels of flowering plants alternating with leafy vines and scrollwork, the pewter-mounted handle similarly decorated with leaves and scrolls, PAK monogram mark for Pieter Adriaensz Kocx, De Grieksche A (The Greek A) factory.
height 7 ¾ in.
The body with a four-point star crack to body, with some restoration along two of the branches of the crack, which extends just over half of the circumference around the bulbous section. The rim with typical glaze loss. Foot rim nibble chips. The Pewter mount broken at hinge and cover loose.
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.
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