A THÉODORE DECK FAÏENCE TURQUOISE-GROUND LARGE CENTERPIECE
painted with a large bird perched in a tree branch issuing flower blossoms, with a small butterfly to the right, the exterior similarly painted above a band of stylized flowerheads on a spreading foot, twice impressed TH.DECK., with a wooden stand, 2 pieces
width 21⅝ in.
In good appearance and good condition. There is some minor kiln speckling to the interior rim on left side. On the exterior one blue flower with a glaze crack and two small associated glaze flakes.
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.
Similar examples were sold in these rooms, June 6, 2014, lot 13 ($30,000) and April 19th, 2013 lot 136 ($22,500).