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Lot 700: AN AMERICAN SILVER AND MIXED METAL THREE-PIECE "JAPONESQUE" TEA SET, TIFFANY & CO., NEW YORK, CIRCA 1880 |
20 October 2016
New York, NY, USALive Auction
Description: comprising a Teapot, Creamer, and Sugar Bowl, of tomato-form with spot-hammered surface and applied with scrolling tomato vine and beetles
creamer with gilding rubbed at high spots, overall very 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: length of teapot 9 in.
Saleroom Notice: Please note that the creamer has gilding, but does not have any mixed metal decoration. However, the teapot and sugar bowl DO have mixed metal decoration.