What is guaranteed?
stoneware, layered porcelain slips with manganese design around the lip and interior
impressed with artist's seal
7 7/8 in. (20 cm) high
5 in. (12.7 cm) diameter
Overall in excellent condition. The ceramic glaze presents with very minor imperfections inherent to the making and to the artist’s technique. The inside of the rim presents with evidence of a small, sensitive repair to the glaze measuring approximately ⅛ in., not visually distracting / only visible when inspected under blacklight. The base with very small nicks to the edge, not visible unless closely inspected. The underside with four protective felt pads.
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.