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A PAIR OF PAINTED TERRACOTTA PROFILE PORTRAIT RELIEFS

Estimate:

8,000 - 12,000 USD

A PAIR OF PAINTED TERRACOTTA PROFILE PORTRAIT RELIEFS

A PAIR OF PAINTED TERRACOTTA PROFILE PORTRAIT RELIEFS

Estimate:

8,000 - 12,000 USD

Lot sold:

5,040

USD

A PAIR OF PAINTED TERRACOTTA PROFILE PORTRAIT RELIEFS


one bearing the signature Cordier,

depicting Flora and Zephyr respectively, within foliate polychrome frames

height 38 in.; 96.5 cm

Reliefs painted to resemble terracotta. Well restored break to reliefs. Some losses and restorations to leaves on frames and some minor cracks. Refreshed paint throughout frames. Stable and decorative.


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.