THE COLLECTION OF MELINDA AND PAUL SULLIVAN
AN ENGLISH PORCELAIN VASE
probably Derby, of campana-shape affixed with two leopard and ring handles, painted with two large baskets filled with flowers, one upon a stone pedestal, the lower border and foot gilt with foliate-scrollwork reserving flower baskets, enriched in iron-red enamel
height 15⅛ in.
In overall good appearance. There is a fine network of glaze crazing to the body. The well of the vase with a hairline crack extending from the bolted join between the vase body and foot. The foot with two small flat chips. The top edge of the rim with three short firing cracks.
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.