Lot 1043: A GEORGE III BRASS BOUND MAHOGANY PEAT BUCKET, CIRCA 1780 |
October 26, 2016
London, United KingdomLive Auction
Description: with a removable lead liner, together with a riveted copper fire basket
The copper bucket with many dents and prangs from age and use. The interior tarnished. Brass swing later. A useful object. The brass bound peat bucket with a later brass lining. Brass bands loose. The image in the catalogue is an accurate reflection of colour and surface. The coopered side are loose. The base is currently detached but present. Will benefit from repair.
"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. Prospective buyers should also refer to any Important Notices regarding this sale, which are printed in the Sale Catalogue.
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Dimensions: peat bucket 34cm. high; 1ft. 1½in., fire basket 32cm. high; 1ft. ½in.