A PAIR OF MEISSEN 'SCHNEBALLEN' BOTTLES AND STOPPERS LATE 19TH CENTURY
each flower-encrusted body applied on either side with a yellow finch perched upon a leafy green branch, crossed swords marks in blue.
height 15 ½ in.
One cover with a chip to a leaf.
One bottle with a yellow bird's tail feathers lacking, chip a leaf to left of bird. 10 leaves chipped and minor nibble chips. The other bottle with chip to a bird's beak, and the other bird's tail feathers lacking. also 10 leaves chipped.
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.