What is guaranteed?
ebony, ebonized pearwood
incised A Noll
9 1/4 x 7 1/2 x 3 in. (23.5 x 19.1 x 7.6 cm)
Overall in very good condition. The wood carving presents with variations to the surface with some minimal marks and scratches throughout. The base overall with age-appropriate stains and abrasions with some more pronounced scratches to one side and one edge, not visible unless closely inspected.
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.