A CONTINENTAL FAIENCE CAULIFLOWER TUREEN, COVER AND STAND, LATE 18TH CENTURY
A CONTINENTAL FAIENCE CAULIFLOWER TUREEN, COVER AND STAND, LATE 18TH CENTURY
A CONTINENTAL FAIENCE CAULIFLOWER TUREEN, COVER AND STAND, LATE 18TH CENTURY
A CONTINENTAL FAIENCE CAULIFLOWER TUREEN, COVER AND STAND, LATE 18TH CENTURY
A CONTINENTAL FAIENCE CAULIFLOWER TUREEN, COVER AND STAND, LATE 18TH CENTURY
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A CONTINENTAL FAIENCE CAULIFLOWER TUREEN, COVER AND STAND, LATE 18TH CENTURY

Estimate: 3,000 - 5,000 USD

A CONTINENTAL FAIENCE CAULIFLOWER TUREEN, COVER AND STAND, LATE 18TH CENTURY

Estimate: 3,000 - 5,000 USD

Bid:6,500USD

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Lot 223

A CONTINENTAL FAIENCE CAULIFLOWER TUREEN, COVER AND STAND, LATE 18TH CENTURY

Lot Details

Description

A CONTINENTAL FAIENCE CAULIFLOWER TUREEN, COVER AND STAND, LATE 18TH CENTURY


naturalistically modeled and colored, formed of overlapping leaves, the stand similarly modeled as a large leaf

(stand) diameter 12 in.

30.5 cm

Condition Report

The tureen base with extensive body cracks which have been restored. Some areas of color fill to the exterior along cracks. The cover, one leaf of finial restored. Four of the lighter inner leaves on the cover restored, and one lacking its tip. One outer leaf restored.


There are typical glaze nibble chips to extremities. Some of which are visible in the catalogue illustration. The stand in good condition. Though restored the overall general appearance of the lot is good.


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.

Cataloguing

Provenance

Nicolier, 7 Quai Voltaire, Paris, bearing labels

The Estate of Mrs. C. J. Devine, Sr., Christie's New York, 9 October 1985, lot 115

Catalogue Note

A pair of faience tureens of this model, with snail finials, was sold at Christie's Paris, 21 June 2006, lot 79

Mario Buatta: Prince of Interiors
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