Lot 2204: A GEORGE III SILVER FIVE-PIECE TEA SET, HENRY CHAWNER, LONDON, 1788/9 |
January 19, 2017
New York, NY, USALive Auction
Description: comprising a Teapot, teapot Stand, large and small Sugar Baskets with swing handles, and Creamer, all shaped oval with bright-cut borders of leaf-tips below bands of dots
all pieces with one or more small dings, 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: length of teapot 10 in.
Literature: George Parker, “Lighting and Dining in the Eighteenth Century: Silver Pewter, Brass and Bronze,” Wisconsin Academy Review, 43: 3 (Summer 1997), 18.