Sold Without Reserve
AN ENGLISH PORCELAIN LOVING CUP, CIRCA 1820
affixed with two scroll handles, on a slightly spreading foot, painted with a continuous panel of various tulips, gilt-edged rims
height 5 ⅜ in.
Minor wear to gilding on rims and handles.
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.
Sotheby's New York, 18 June 1998, lot 827