Property from the Estate of Susan S. Dillon
A SEVRES 'FEUILLE DE CHOUX' PART DINNER SERVICE, CIRCA 1770-78
each piece painted with colorful floral sprigs and sprays within and around 'cabbage leaf'-shaped panels lightly molded and edged in blue feathering and gilt scallops, the rim feathered in gold, comprising comprising thirty plates (assietes), a wine glass cooler (seau à verre), a pair of scalloped footed stands (soucoupes à pied) and a pair of square dishes (compotiers carrés), interlaced L's, and various date letters and painters' marks in blue and gray enamels. 35 pieces.
Very minor, typical wear to gilding on rims and some scattered surface scratching. Two plates with a restored rim chip, one of which with a sliver chip to the cavetto. Overall in good appearance. The rest of the service is in good condition.
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.