GEORGIA O'KEEFFE | UNTITLED (CLAY POT)
10,000 - 15,000 USD
1887 - 1986
UNTITLED (CLAY POT)
height: 10 inches (25.4 cm); diameter: 7 ¾ inches (19.7 cm)
Modeled circa 1980.
There is an approximately 2 inch vertical crack at the rim and an approximately 5 inch hairline crack at the base. There is an approximately 2 3/4 inch hairline vertical body crack and a pindot-sized glaze loss below the rim. There is kiln grit present 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. 1699, p. 1026, illustrated