Lot 754: TWO SIMILAR GEORGE III SILVER BREAD BASKETS, WILLIAM PLUMMER, LONDON, 1773/74 |
20 October 2016
New York, NY, USALive Auction
Description: both pierced oval with swing handles, one engraved with arms in foliate surround, the other with later crest in a ribbon-tied oval
the later crest is engraved over a removed coat of arms (traces still visible); the other with some light denting, a minor split, and one small loss to piercing, otherwise 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: lengths 13 and 13 1/4 inches