Lot 2014: A CHARLES II SILVER TWO-HANDLED CUP AND COVER, JOHN SUTTON, LONDON, 1682/3 |
January 19, 2017
New York, NY, USALive Auction
Description: embossed and chased with palm and acanthus below band of running foliage and flowers, beaded double-scroll handles ending in serpents' heads, matching cover with bud finial, gilt interior
finial pushed down into cover slightly, cover with several small surface splits/imperfections (not through), body with one minor rim split (not through), a little excess solder where handles meet body, otherwise 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.
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Dimensions: height 6 3/4 in.
Literature: George Parker, “Lighting and Dining in the Eighteenth Century: Silver Pewter, Brass and Bronze,” Wisconsin Academy Review, 43: 3 (Summer 1997), 14.