A MEISSEN SMALL FIGURE OF A PARROT, CIRCA 1740
A MEISSEN SMALL FIGURE OF A PARROT
modelled by Johann Joachim Kändler, perched on a low stump applied with oak leaves, its plumage covered in blue, red, green, puce and yellow, traces of crossed swords mark in underglaze-blue
height 5 3/4 in.
In generally good appearance. The piece has been broken and restored. It is completely sprayed making it difficult to determine extent of damage present. There is a patch of over-paint to the blue head feathers and tip of right blue tail feathers.
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.