AN ASSEMBLED WEDGWOOD BONE CHINA BOTANICAL PART-COFFEE, TEA AND DESSERT BOTANICAL SERVICE CIRCA 1815
printed and colored with flower specimens, comprising an oval fruit stand, a lozenge-shaped dish, a pair of oval dishes, fourteen plates, a milk jug, four teacups, two coffee cups, and five saucers, printed WEDGWOOD marks in iron-red, some pattern number 492 in black or iron-red script. 30 pieces.
Width of oval fruit stand 12 in.
One plate with a 2in. haircrack to the rim; one with a 1/4-in. retouched chip to the rim; one with a large area of restoration to approximately 1/3 of the rim; one with a small discolored craze line; the handle of one cup broken and glued back into place; some wear to gilding and occasional wear or flakes to the enamels.
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 New York, October, 25, 1991, lot 145