Lot 638: A JAPANESE EXPORT SILVER SIX-PIECE "IRIS" TEA SET WITH MATCHING SILVER-MOUNTED WOOD TRAY, ARTHUR & BOND, YOKOHAMA, CIRCA 1900 |
20 October 2016
New York, NY, USALive Auction
Description: boldly embossed with iris flowers on matted ground, comprising A Teapot, Coffee Pot, Kettle on Lampstand, Creamer, Sugar Bowl, Tea Caddy, and two-handled Tray with wood panel inlaid with silver iris border and mounted with a crested plaque
coffee pot handle slightly loose, burner with some minor dents, kettle insulators replaced and don't match those on the pots, tray with a few minor losses to inlay, overall 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.
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Dimensions: height of kettle on lampstand 13 in., length of tray over handles 26 1/2 in.