THE COLLECTION OF MELINDA AND PAUL SULLIVAN
A VIENNA PLATE
painted in the center with a maiden holding an axe walking aside a ram within a hexagonal-shaped tooled-gilded cartouche, within a finely tooled foliate scroll band at the well, the rim with a dark blue ground reserved with gilded and white enameled scrollwork, shield mark in underglaze-blue, impressed date number 93 or 97, impressed numeral 5
diameter 9⅝ in.
In overall good appearance and condition. There are some minor losses to the tooled gilding at some areas.
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.
Asprey, Inc., New York,
Acquired from the above in 1994