Property from the Estate of Susan S. Dillon
A FLIGHT, BARR & BARR PORCELAIN CRESTED PART DINNER SERVICE, CIRCA 1825
each piece painted with the bust of a moustachioed Saracen wearing a green and white hat above a red and white torse within a wide green-ground border on the gilt gadrooned rim, comprising a circular soup tureen, cover and stand, thirty dinner plates and fourteen dessert plates, impressed crowned FBB marks and some pieces with the Royal Arms circular mark printed in brown, 47 pieces.
Some typical wear to gilding at cavettos as a result of stacking. Some scattered wear to gilding at rims. Two plate with a flat rim chip to underside, another with chip to footrim. two dessert plate with a flat rim chip to underside. The square bowl with a short hairline crack to rim, approximately 2.5 cm long. Some plates with oxidization to green at borders.
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.