5,000 - 7,000 USD
executed by the Manufacture Nationale de Sèvres, France
impressed M Gensoli and the firm's mark
14 in. (35.5 cm) high
9 1/2 in. (24 cm) diameter
Overall in very good condition. The glazed ceramic presents with very minor surface irregularities, variations in color and minute pinholes inherent to the making and not visually distracting. The piece with protective felt pads to the underside in stable condition. This piece has been inspected under blacklight and shows no apparent evidence of prior restoration.
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.