GEORGIA O'KEEFFE | UNTITLED (CLAY POT)
7,000 - 10,000 USD
1887 - 1986
UNTITLED (CLAY POT)
height: 11 ¾ inches (29.8 cm); diameter: 8 ½ inches (21.6 cm)
Modeled circa 1980.
There is a firing tear encircling the body and a few associated inherent cracks, likely inherent, extending throughout the vessel with consolidation in some areas. There is discoloration to the glaze at the firing tears. There is a 3/8 inch chip and several cracks at the outer rim. There is some kiln grit in the interior of the vase.
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.
By descent to the present owner
Barbara Buhler Lynes, Georgia O'Keeffe: Catalogue Raisonné, vol. II, New Haven, Connecticut, 1999, no. 1698, p. 1026, illustrated