A PAIR OF ITALIAN SILVER AND LAPIS LAZULI "NATURALISTIC" TAZZE, MARIO BUCCELLATI, 20TH CENTURY
the base formed as grapevine, topped by composite lapis lazuli bowls
each engraved on rim of bowl and on one of the base supports M. Buccellati / Italy and stamped 925
length 14½ in.
One tazza with losses to two of the silver hooks for securing lapis bowl; the other tazza with losses to one of the hooks. One tazze with base supports pushed upward, so central post is now slightly longer and the tazza does not sit evenly on table.
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.