A GROUP OF FIFTEEN ITALIAN SILVER, ENAMEL AND MURANO GLASS CLOWNS, MOST ANCINI, AREZZO, LATE 20TH CENTURY
comprising five clowns holding kitchen tools, four musicians, two with balloons, one with ice cream, one penguin, and one advertising pots on a table and mounted on a wood base set with a plaque for IMCO Waterless
all coded 1547-AR and nine stamped Ancini
heights from 2¾ to 5¾ in.
7 to 14.6 cm
Most with minor losses to enamel, the IMCO Waterless clown separated from the base- with one silver foot detached from clown and still attached to base, others in good condition.
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.