A PAIR OF GILT BRONZE-MOUNTED MALACHITE VASES, 19TH CENTURY
height 18 ¾in.; width of base 8 ½in.
47.6 cm; 21.6 cm
They are in very good condition. There is only minimal rubbing to the gilt bronze surface. Minor traces of dust and old cleaning residue, which is not visually distracting and can be easily be removed. Malachite in excellent condition, good large scale, and imposing proportion.
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.