A LOWESTOFT PORCELAIN WASTE BOWL CIRCA 1775
colorfully painted with a Chinoiserie figure balancing a basket on his head standing beside another drinking tea at a table.
Diameter 6 in.
Some wear to the enamels of the interior, There is a minor approximate 1/8-in. chip to the rim as well as numerous minor frit-like nibbles to the rim.
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, March 10, 1998, lot 48