A TAXILE DOAT PÂTE-SUR-PÂTE MOCHA-GROUND VASE CIRCA 1885
decorated in white slip, one side with a cupid holding a bird in each hand, the other with cupid holding two flaming torches, the pierced foot and rim gilded, monogram mark to both sides.
Height 5¾ in.
In overall good appearance. Minute flat chips to corners of feet only.
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.
Paul Siegel, 1977