TWO PAIRS OF SILVER AND SILVER-GILT PHEASANTS, GERMANY AND MEXICO, CIRCA 1900 AND 20TH CENTURY
the silver pair by Neresheimer & Söhne, Hanau, the gilt pair with red glass eyes and varicolored tail feathers by Tane, Mexico City
marked on tail feathers
length of longest 15½ in.
One of the German birds with 3/4 inch long split in wing and repair to tip of tail feather, the other German bird also with repair to tail feather; the Mexican birds 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.
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