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TWO HOCHST ASPARAGUS BOXES AND COVERS, CIRCA 1770

Reserves

Estimate:

1,200

to
- 1,800 USD

TWO HOCHST ASPARAGUS BOXES AND COVERS, CIRCA 1770

TWO HOCHST ASPARAGUS BOXES AND COVERS, CIRCA 1770

Estimate:

1,200

to
- 1,800 USD

Lot sold:

9,375

USD

Sold Without Reserve

TWO HOCHST ASPARAGUS BOXES AND COVERS, CIRCA 1770


naturalistically modeled as a tied bunch of asparagus, one with impressed wheel mark, the other with wheel mark in enamel

length 6 ⅛ in.

15.5 cm

Overall both are in good appearance.

One base broken into four pieces and re-stuck, the interior with discolored over-paint, the cover broken into two and re-stuck, some associated colored over-paint to exteriors along break lines.

The other example is in good condition.


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.