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Lot 770: A QUEEN ANNE SILVER CHOCOLATE POT, WILLIAM LUKIN, LONDON, 1703 |
20 October 2016
New York, NY, USALive Auction
Description: with cut-card work at handle, terminals, and spout, the spout with hinged flap, the fluted cover with hinged urn finial, with later patched arms
as noted re. patched arms; minor dings, and small dents to rims throughout; small repair to spout, molded base rim, and seam of body below lower handle terminal; silver mount on handle missing several pins; upper socket with split at pin hole; finial hinge not tight
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 9 1/2 in.