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Lot 747: A GEORGE II SILVER-GILT SUGAR BOWL AND COVER, SAMUEL TAYLOR, LONDON, 1753 |
20 October 2016
New York, NY, USALive Auction
Description: embossed and chased with rococo ornament, eagle finial
gilding rubbed at high spots, engraving removed from cartouches, slight splitting to seam of rim of cover and body, otherwise good
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.
S.J. Shrubsole, New York;
Sotheby's, New York, October 22, 1993, lot 366;
Christie's, New York, April 16, 2004, lot 110
Dimensions: height 5 5/8 in.