Lot 732: A FINE IRISH SILVER-GILT FRENCH STYLE DESSERT SERVICE, MAKER'S MARK ID IN OVAL PROBABLY FOR ISAAC D'OLIER, DUBLIN, CIRCA 1780 |
October 20, 2016
New York, NY, USALive Auction
decorated with acanthus and bellflowers, the blades by James Keating, comprising:
24 dessert knives
24 dessert forks
24 dessert spoons
72 pieces, in fitted leather-bound case
all with wear from use, 4 knives with blades loose, the case with scratches to leather, 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.