A SILVER-GILT, ENAMEL AND GEM-SET NEF, PROBABLY HUNGARIAN, 20TH CENTURY
the three-masted ship fully rigged with ten green enameled sails and flying pennant, the red enameled sides and openwork base mounted with garnets and pearls
marked on rudder 925
53 oz 15 dwt
length 11½ in.
A few minor dents to masts and rigging. Lacking one garnet. Otherwise 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.
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