Lot 795: FIVE IRISH AND ENGLISH SILVER WAITERS, DUBLIN AND LONDON, CIRCA 1740 - CIRCA 1770 |
20 October 2016
New York, NY, USALive Auction
Description: comprising a crested pair, the bases with scratch weights 9=6=1/2 and 9=13=1/2, by maker's mark CL, probably for Charles Leslie, Dublin, c. 1740; another crested by James Graham, Dublin, c. 1770; one engraved with arms, with scratch weight 8=16, by John Tuite, London, 1736; another engraved with arms, with scratch weight 8=12, by John Tuite, London, 1739
all with surface scratches from use, the Graham salver with feet pushed in, the 1739 Tuite salver with small dent to surface, overall 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: diameters 6 to 6 1/2 in.