THE COLLECTION OF MELINDA AND PAUL SULLIVAN
A PAIR OF PARIS (JACOB PETIT) PORCELAIN VASES
MID-19TH CENTURY, MOUNTED AS LAMPS
of octagonal form affixed with handles modeled as figures standing in recesses, each painted with a Teniers-type scene of figures playing cards and draughts, reserved on iron-red and pale-blue panels enriched with gilded fruit and flowering vines, on pedestal bases and later gilt-wood stands
height of vases, 11⅞ in.; 30 cm
overall height 17½ in.; 44.5 cm
One vase has been restored around the waisted section of the foot. There is re-gilding to the feet and applied figures, the figures are probably re-attached. There appears to be spray to the painted figural scenes. Not examined off wood bases.
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.