A PAIR OF BOW PORCELAIN FIGURES OF BUNTINGS CIRCA 1760
each with yellow plumage, modeled with wing tips crossed and perched on a low flowering tree stump.
Heights 3½ and 3⅜ in.
8.9 and 8.6 cm
The example in the left of the catalogue illustration, in generally good appearance has been broken through base, with additional restoration to tail feathers, tips of wings and beak. The example in the right of the catalogue illustration has been completely sprayed and is difficult to determine extent of any damage present.
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.
The Collections of Hanns and Elisabeth Weinberg and the Antique Company of New York, Sotheby's New York, November 10-11, 2006, lot 330