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Lot 671: A SPANISH COLONIAL SILVER INCENSE BOAT, HOST CONTAINER, AND PAX, PROBABLY GUATEMALA, LATE 18TH / EARLY 19TH CENTURY |
20 October 2016
New York, NY, USALive Auction
Description: the first of boat form on domed base, marked on base with crown tax stamp; the second of drum form on three paw feet and bud finial, base stamped with initials M.S.B.yO., marked on base for Guatemala, crown tax stamp and another; the third of arched panel form embossed with a cross, the back with scroll handle, marked with crown tax stamp
the first with reinforced seam to body; the second with removed engraving from cover; the third good
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: length of incense boat 7 3/4 in.