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Hans Coper

Large Vessel

Hans Coper

Hans Coper

Large Vessel

Large Vessel

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Hans Coper

Large Vessel

circa 1958

stoneware, layered porcelain slips with manganese design around the lip and interior

impressed with artist's seal

10 7/8 in. (27.6 cm) high

10 3/4 in. (27.3 cm) diameter

Overall in excellent condition. The ceramic glaze presents with imperfections inherent to production. The base with evidence of old, sensitive repairs concentrated to one side of the edge and not visible unless inspected under UV light. The underside with a paper label.


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.

Galerie Besson, London
Rago Auctions, Lambertville, New Jersey, March 2, 2013, lot 459
Acquired from the above by the present owners
Nine Potters, Fischer Fine Art, 1986
Two Sculptors, Two Potters, Cleveland Gallery, United Kingdom, 1986
Galerie Besson, London, 2002