THE COLLECTION OF MELINDA AND PAUL SULLIVAN
A MEISSEN FIGURE OF A DUTCHMAN
modeled by Johann Friedrich Eberlein, wearing a fur hat, holding in either hand a goblet and a jug, seated on a tasseled cushion, the mound base applied with flowers, crossed swords mark in underglaze-blue
height 5⅛ in.
In overall good appearance. Restoration to the pipe and his smallest right finger tip chipped.
Sotheby's Scientific Research department used noninvasive XRF for this lot to screen the green enamel for chromium, which was not detected.
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.