A WEDGWOOD FOUR-COLOR JASPER-DIP CIRCULAR BASKET AND THREE-COLOR STAND CIRCA 1790
the blue-dipped basket decorated with shoots of white bamboo entwined with yellow rope work, the stand with the same pattern, the underside of the basket rim with an additional green entwined band, impressed uppercase WEDGWOOD, incised letter Z.
Diameter of stand 8¾ in.
The stand has been broken into numerous pieces and restored; and the there is an approximate 2-in. section of the rim that has been made-up. There are two fine haircracks, 2-in. and 3--in. dunning down the side from the rim; some chips and losses to the applied floral and petal border.
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.
Collection of Mr Gabriel Kirzenbaum, New Jersey, June 1980
Institute of Fine Arts, 1982, bearing label