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Lot 683: A GERMAN SILVER OCTAGONAL COFFEE POT AND PARCEL-GILT COVERED BEAKER, AUGSBURG, CIRCA 1720 / 1681 |
20 October 2016
New York, NY, USALive Auction
Description: the first with panels of strapwork, with hinged cover and short spout, by Johann Georg Jeckinger; the second embossed with bold flowers, engraved below rim with arms between block initials IC/G and date 1681, by Samuel Schneeweiss
both with some softening to high points; the beaker with gilding rubbed, the finial with small split to seam and small dents
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: heights 7 1/4 and 4 3/4 in.