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Lot 1203: A SET OF THREE GERMAN REPOUSSÉ SILVERED COPPER ALTARSTICKS LATE 17TH CENTURY |
26 October 2016
London, United KingdomLive Auction
Description: each pricket with a later liner to the drip pan and each with a Latin inscription to a cartouche
Overall in good condition and re-silvered. There are areas of rubbing to the surface and some minor old dents, cracks and holes, some of which are a result of casting and commensurate with age and use. There are also holes to raised areas from abrasion. There are areas of soldered repairs to tears. The later liners are good and well made. Some components are loose. These sticks are of a steady stance but some areas are misshapen.
"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. Prospective buyers should also refer to any Important Notices regarding this sale, which are printed in the Sale Catalogue.
NOTWITHSTANDING THIS REPORT OR ANY DISCUSSIONS CONCERNING A LOT, ALL LOTS ARE OFFERED AND SOLD AS IS" IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE CONDITIONS OF BUSINESS PRINTED IN THE SALE CATALOGUE."
Dimensions: 92cm. high; 3ft.¼in.