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TWO MEISSEN LETTUCE-FORM BOXES AND COVERS, MID-19TH CENTURY

Reserves

Estimate:

2,000

to
- 3,000 USD

TWO MEISSEN LETTUCE-FORM BOXES AND COVERS, MID-19TH CENTURY

TWO MEISSEN LETTUCE-FORM BOXES AND COVERS, MID-19TH CENTURY

Estimate:

2,000

to
- 3,000 USD

Lot sold:

11,875

USD

Sold Without Reserve

TWO MEISSEN LETTUCE-FORM BOXES AND COVERS, MID-19TH CENTURY


naturalistically modeled and painted, crossed swords marks in underglaze-blue, one with impressed numeral 42

widest 5 ⅞ in.

14.7 cm

In good general appearance.

One cover with four curling leaves re-stuck and a restored chip, the corresponding base section with a curling leave broken in two pieces, a second leaf with an edge re-stuck. The repair could be refreshed.

The other box cover with a curling leaf tip re-stuck, and some sprayed rim chips. The box section with some sprayed curling leaves. The spray restoration is of a good visual quality and does not require further attention.


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 Mrs. Charles W. Engelhard, Christie's New York, 18 March 2005, lot 285 (one)