PROPERTY FROM A PRIVATE CANADIAN COLLECTION
A PAIR OF NEOCLASSICAL STYLE GILT BRONZE AND GILT METAL CAMPANA VASES
height 14 ¾ in.; side of base 5 ½ in.; total width 12 in.
37.5 cm; 14 cm; 30.5 cm
In overall good condition. Gilding with scattered rubbing, marks, and losses. Some old surface residue and minor oxidation, particularly along frieze and handles. A few very small nicks and stroke dents to main body, hardly visible. Good proportions and finely chased.
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.