A CHELSEA PORCELAIN GOLD-MOUNTED BONBONNIERE AND ONYX COVER CIRCA 1755
modeled as a girl resting against two recumbent goats draped with an ribbon inscribed PENSEZ A MOI, with a lined shagreen box and hinged cover.
Height of box 1⅞ in.
Part of the girl's right foot is chipped away, some very minor occasional chips to the applied flowers and leaves and there is a discolored haircrack to the interior of the box, not apparent on the exterior. Otherwise generally 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.
Christie's New York, January, 2000, lot 307