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Lot 173: A GERMAN SILVER SIX-PIECE TEA AND COFFEE SERVICE, KOCH & BERGFELD, BREMEN, CIRCA 1900 |
January 19, 2017
London, United KingdomLive Auction
Description: comprising: teapot, coffee pot, covered sugar bowl, slop bowl, cream jug and two-handled tray, chased with foliate strap-work and central floral band around central cartouches with crowned cyphers, together with seven matching egg cups, three graduating plates and a pair of unmatched German silver salts and spoons, with clear glass liners
Clear marks, good overall 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. Prospective buyers should also refer to any Important Notices regarding this sale, which are printed in the Sale Catalogue.
NOTWITHSTANDING THIS REPORT OR ANY DISCUSSIONS CONCERNING A LOT, ALL LOTS ARE OFFERED AND SOLD AS IS" IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE CONDITIONS OF BUSINESS PRINTED IN THE SALE CATALOGUE."
Provenance: Barone Angelo Adolfo Levi (Venice, 1812 – Florence, 1883); his son, Adolfo Scander (1853-1912); thence by descendance into the Taccone family
Dimensions: tray 73.8cm., 29in. over handles