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Lot 513: FOUR STAFFORDSHIRE ENAMEL PATCH BOXES, LATE 18TH CENTURY |
19 October 2016
New York, NY, USALive Auction
Description: colored bases, the covers printed with aphorisms and "A Trifle from Newmarket". Together with a similar box painted with a ship, later in 18th century style. 5 pieces.
purple box with cracks and small loss to cover; Newmarket box with hair cracks and crack to mirror, blue box has lost silvering to mirror, pale blue box with crack in mirror
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: lengths approx. 1 3/4 in.