A CHELSEA PORCELAIN SCENT BOTTLE AND STOPPER CIRCA 1760
modeled as cupid standing beside a rose bush, with gilt-metal mount, the detachable cover formed of two roses.
Height 3 in.
In overall good appearance. Intact with no restoration present. The stopper probably re-mounted. Minor typical chipping to leaves, minute chip to cupid's left wing.
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.
Sotheby's London, November 24, 1997, lot 524