Property from the Estate of Jean Boulton
A PORTUGUESE SILVER ELEPHANT, LUIZ FERREIRA, PORTO, 20TH CENTURY
with articulated head and ears, faceted garnet eyes
82 oz gross
length 18½ in.
Some adhesive residue around the toes, but from time of construction. Otherwise in good condition. Please note the original ivory has been replaced with ivorine.
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.