Property from a Private Connecticut Collection
A PAIR OF DUTCH DELFT DORÉ PANCAKE PLATES, CIRCA 1725
painted in an Imari palette enriched in green with roosters, hens and chicks within lambrequin borders at the rims, the undersides with flower sprigs, AR monograms in iron-red for Adriaen van Rijsselbergh, De Grieksche A (The Greek A) factory.
diameter 9 in.
Both are in good appearance. One plate sprayed, the other in good condition. Some areas of gilding possibly refreshed. Typical glaze flakes to rims.
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.
Mark and Marjorie Allen, Amherst, New Hampshire