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A PAIR OF LOUIS XV GILT BRONZE-MOUNTED CHINESE EXPORT FAMILLE-ROSE TUREENS AND COVERS, THE PORCELAIN CIRCA 1770, THE MOUNTS CIRCA 1825

A PAIR OF LOUIS XV GILT BRONZE-MOUNTED CHINESE EXPORT FAMILLE-ROSE TUREENS AND COVERS, THE PORCELAIN CIRCA 1770, THE MOUNTS CIRCA 1825

A PAIR OF LOUIS XV GILT BRONZE-MOUNTED CHINESE EXPORT FAMILLE-ROSE TUREENS AND COVERS, THE PORCELAIN CIRCA 1770, THE MOUNTS CIRCA 1825

A PAIR OF LOUIS XV GILT BRONZE-MOUNTED CHINESE EXPORT FAMILLE-ROSE TUREENS AND COVERS, THE PORCELAIN CIRCA 1770, THE MOUNTS CIRCA 1825


height 14 1/2 in.; width 17 in.

37 cm; 43 cm

The bronze: minor surface scratches, casting flaws, and rubbing to gilding, commensurate with age and use. The porcelain: one cover with chips to the inner rim, and a 1.5 inch restored rim chip. The other cover has been broken and restored, the restoration has been well done. Minor fritting to the rabbit heads on both.


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.

Anonymous sale, Christie's New York, 21 October 1997, lot 177