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Dirk van Erp

Monumental Vase

Property from a California Collection

Dirk van Erp

Dirk van Erp

Monumental Vase

Monumental Vase

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Property from a California Collection

Dirk van Erp

Monumental Vase


circa 1911

hand-wrought copper

impressed DIRK VAN ERP inside an open box below a windmill

20⅞ in. (53 cm) high

11 in. (27.8 cm) diameter

Overall in very good condition. The hand-wrought copper surfaces present with a beautifully aged patina and rich hammered texture with some occasional minor surface irregularities inherent in the making. The copper surfaces throughout present with scattered surface scratches, minor abrasions, discolorations and instances of rubbing to the patina consistent with age and gentle handling. The interior of the vase with some more concentrated discolorations, surface soiling, residue accretion and oxidation consistent with age and use. An impressively scaled work with a particularly elegant profile and a deep, rich patina. 


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.

Private Collection, San Francisco, California, circa 1911
Thence by descent
Acquired from the above by the present owner