Lot 748: A GEORGE III SILVER-GILT AND CUT-GLASS NINE BASKET EPERGNE, JOHN HENRY VERE & WILLIAM LUTWYCHE, LONDON, 1766 |
October 20, 2016
New York, NY, USALive Auction
Description: openwork grapevine body on branch feet and with eight branch arms supporting four matching smaller baskets and four silver mounted cut-glass bowls, the branches applied with birds and insects, the central basket topped by putti
gilding rubbed at high spots, some grapevine bent out of place, one of the small baskets with dent to base rim, the cut-glass bowls with some minor nicks to bases, overall 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 25 3/4 in.