Sold Without Reserve
A PAIR OF MEISSEN CRAB APPLE BOXES AND COVERS, EARLY 19TH CENTURY
naturalistically modeled and painted in shades of yellow and red, with dark brown stems
height 1 ⅝ in.
One with a chip to rim edge of cover, approximately 0.6 cm wide and a further tiny chip.
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.
E. Pinkus Antiques, New York
The Estate of Bernice Chrysler Garbisch, Sotheby Parke Bernet, Inc. New York, 17 May 1980, lot 125