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Lot 776: A WILLIAM AND MARY SILVER MONTEITH, GEORGE GARTHORNE, LONDON, CIRCA 1692 |
20 October 2016
New York, NY, USALive Auction
Description: the sloping flutes partly matted, scalloped rim with cherub heads, gadroon foot, engraved with arms under foliate mantle
repairs at three points along the rim, including two cherub heads; light splitting in bowl where meets foot rim; minor surface scratches & dings; 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: diameter 12 in.
Literature: A monteith by George Garthorne, 1692 of this diameter is listed, but not described, by Georgina E. Lee, British Silver Monteith Bowls, p. 68, no. 46.