Property from a Private Connecticut Collection
A NETHERLANDISH MAIOLICA POLYCHROME CHARGER, 17TH CENTURY
painted in the center with a vase of tulips within a blue dash border around the rim edge.
diameter 12¼ in.
A curving line of restoration between 1 and 4 o'clock, and a patch of restoration at 3 o'clock. Associated overpaint to decoration.The underside of the rim at 4 o'clock chipped showing an area of replacement material. Restored rim chip at 5 o'clock and a restored footrim chip. The left side unaffected by restoration with some typical glaze flakes at rim, as visible in catalogue.
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.
Fragments of dishes showing this form of decoration are reproduced in Dingeman Korf, Nederlandse Majolica, 1981, pp. 235-236, nos. 691-694.