Lot 2208: A GEORGE III SILVER INKSTAND, WILLIAM ABDY I, LONDON, 1808 |
January 19, 2017
New York, NY, USALive Auction
Description: rounded rectangular with reeded borders on four panel feet, the central shaped handle flanked by two silver-mounted cut-glass inkwells
lacking one pin to hold in place one of the collar fittings on the stand for the glass jar, the cut-glass with a few minor nicks at angles, 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: length 8 5/8 in.