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Lot 814: A PAIR OF SCOTTISH SILVER-GILT PRESENTATION WINE COOLERS, ROBERT GRAY & SON, GLASGOW, 1841 |

Collections: Silver, Vertu, Ceramics, and Russian Works of Art

by Sotheby's

20 October 2016

New York, NY, USA

Live Auction
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Description: of French Regence style, the bodies and bases chased with panels of foliate strapwork against a matted ground, both sides centered by a conforming cartouche, one side engraved with a presentation inscription, with detachable matching collars and fixed liners

Condition Report: later gilding, gilding rubbed at high spots, the collars with slightly dented base rims, 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.
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 11 1/8 in.

Literature: McFarlan, Gordon. "Robert Gray and Son: Goldsmiths of Glasgow," The Silver Society Journal, No. 11, Autumn 1999, pp. 211-223.

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