3,000 to - 5,000 USD
with the original wooden box
polished bronze, glass
impressed JOB, dated 13 and monogrammed MM
11¾ x 5⅛ x 1⅛ in. (29.8 x 13.2 x 3 cm)
Overall in excellent condition. The gilt bronze surfaces present with irregularities to the gilding and minor casting defects which are inherent to production. The bronze with very light surface scratches consistent with gentle handling. Offered together with the original wooden box.
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.