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A CHINESE SILVER FISH-FORM SCENT FLASK, USED BY THE SASSOON FAMILY FOR HAVDALAH, MID TO LATE 19TH CENTURY

Estimate:

2,000

to
- 3,000 USD

A CHINESE SILVER FISH-FORM SCENT FLASK, USED BY THE SASSOON FAMILY FOR HAVDALAH, MID TO LATE 19TH CENTURY

A CHINESE SILVER FISH-FORM SCENT FLASK, USED BY THE SASSOON FAMILY FOR HAVDALAH, MID TO LATE 19TH CENTURY

Estimate:

2,000

to
- 3,000 USD

Lot sold:

13,860

USD

A CHINESE SILVER FISH-FORM SCENT FLASK, USED BY THE SASSOON FAMILY FOR HAVDALAH, MID TO LATE 19TH CENTURY


articulated with engraved scales, chained stopper, and red stone eyes

marked on tail, possibly Gothic K (see note to lot 14)

length 5 3/4 in.

14.6 cm

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.