Lot 670: TWO SILVER MOUNTED COCONUT CHOCOLATE CUPS AND AN ALCANCIA, PROBABLY GUATEMALA, LATE 18TH CENTURY |
20 October 2016
New York, NY, USALive Auction
Description: the cups with nuts carved with foliage, the cast scroll handles topped by crowned lion rampants; the alcancia raised on four paw feet, the nut carved with scrolling foliage and scalework, applied with four silver bosses and cover hinge mounts
one chocolate cup with small rim split and a small solder repair to one handle mount, otherwise all in 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 alcancia 6 1/2 in.