Sold Without Reserve
A CONTINENTAL TIN-GLAZED EARTHENWARE BLUE AND WHITE BIRDCAGE, LATE 19TH/EARLY 20TH CENTURY
formed of six marbled columns with a domed top surmounted with modeled castle turrets, the lower body painted in Dutch Delft-style with figures in landscapes
height 22 in.
The central separate turret with restoration to three of the parapets restored, its support with four restored.
The six smaller turrets with various levels of restoration to upper sections, one parapet section loose and separate. The model with various restorations to arches, columns and joins of metal work.
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.