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Lot 796: A GEORGE II SILVER-GILT CHINOISERIE TEA CADDY SET, ELIZABETH GODFREY, LONDON, 1758 |
20 October 2016
New York, NY, USALive Auction
Description: comprising a pair of caddies and a sugar box, the front and back with embossed Chinoiserie scenes, the sides with engraved arms, the loose covers with sprig finial
all covers with dented rims, later gilding, lacquered, otherwise good condition
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.
Dimensions: height 5 5/8 in.
Saleroom Notice: Please note that this lot is lacquered.