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Lot 669: TWO SPANISH COLONIAL SILVER MANCERINAS WITH COCONUT CUPS, PROBABLY GUATEMALA, LATE 18TH CENTURY |
20 October 2016
New York, NY, USALive Auction
Description: both with shaped molded rims, the first with frame cast with three mermaids between cartouches, the cup carved with spiraled panels of scrolling foliage, the second lightly engraved with script initials FL on base, the cup carved with sunbursts and owners inscription
the first with removed initials, the second with rim split, the first cup with holes suggesting removal of silver mounts, the second cup with cracks
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: diameter of largest 8 3/8 in.