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Lot 668: A SPANISH COLONIAL SILVER SMALL COVERED POT, GUATEMALA, LATE 18TH CENTURY |
20 October 2016
New York, NY, USALive Auction
Description: bulbous form with turned wood handle, the base engraved with initials. Together with a shell-form baptismal scoop, marked twice with crown tax mark, and a thurible chased with matted stylized foliage, the cover pierced, marked with crown tax mark on rim of cover and base and on canopy. 3 pieces.
the pot and scoop good; the thurible with section of base rim missing, damaged where chains go through cover
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.
Provenance: Shell scoop: Sotheby's, New York, November 22, 1993, lot 104
Dimensions: height of first 3 3/4 in.