Property from a Private Connecticut Collection
TWO DUTCH DELFT BLUE AND WHITE FLOWER VASES, CIRCA 1695
the lobed and barbed bodies painted with panels of Chinoiserie flowers and birds, separated by foliate bands, outlined in black, affixed with blue phoenix-head handles, on spreading domed feet, both with AK monogram mark in blue for Adrianus Kocx, De Grieksche A (The Greek A) Factory from 1686 to 1701.
lengths across handles 11 in. and 10 in.; heights 5 ¾ in. and 5 in.
27.9 cm and 25.4 cm; 14.6 cm and 12.7 cm
Both lacking covers.
The taller with glaze loss at corners of foot, and two flat shallow chips. The body with a faint three-point hairline star crack.
The smaller with a hairline crack to rim approximately 4 cm long with three shallow chips to foot rim.
Typical glaze flakes to rims and extremities.
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.
One: Jacob Stodel, London