AN EXTENSIVE DODIE THAYER POTTERY LETTUCE WARE PART-SERVICE, MODERN
comprising a large tureen, cover and stand, a large triple hors d'oeuvres bowl, six shallow bowls, eighteen smaller bowls, eight leaf-shaped serving dishes, two kidney-shaped dishes in two sizes, a square-shaped bowl, two leaf-shaped stands, four small circular dishes applied with models of peas, ten circular pickle dishes, six butter pads, six egg-cups, four candle-holders, a larger pitcher, seven tall beakers, two teapots and covers, two coffee pots and covers, two sugar bowls and covers, three mugs, a small beaker, three bottle-coolers, and nine various vases. 107 pieces
(tureen stand) diameter 17 in.
Overall for a selection of pieces of this size the condition and appearance is good.
The candle-holders with some scattered chips to extremities.
1 beaker with two chips, and a small shallow rim chip to a small bowl, a teapot and the square bowl.
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.
The Estate of Richard V. Hare, Sotheby's New York, 3 October 2003, lot 15 (28 pieces)