signed FRANCE/JB in white enamel
12 ½ in. (31.7 cm) high
12 ¾ in. (32.3 cm) diameter
Overall in very good condition. The glaze presents with surface irregularities inherent to production and light craquelure consistent with age and the natural evolution of the medium. The glaze presents with very minute chips concentrated to the edges of the incised decorations around the vase body and not visible unless closely inspected. The interior of the vase presents with very light surface soiling. The underside with six small protective felt pads. This piece has been inspected under blacklight and shows no apparent evidence of prior restoration.
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.