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Lot 814: A PAIR OF SCOTTISH SILVER-GILT PRESENTATION WINE COOLERS, ROBERT GRAY & SON, GLASGOW, 1841 |
20 October 2016
New York, NY, USALive Auction
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
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.