Lot 2073: A PAIR OF EARLY GEORGE I SILVER OCTAGONAL CANDLESTICKS, THOMAS MERRY, LONDON, 1714 |
January 19, 2017
New York, NY, USALive Auction
Description: faceted octagonal bases, matching knops and baluster stems below faceted sconces
the sconces with traces of a mark, surfaces restored with minor surface scratches throughout, otherwise good, base marks crisp
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: height 7 1/2 in.
Literature: George Parker, “Lighting and Dining in the Eighteenth Century: Silver Pewter, Brass and Bronze,” Wisconsin Academy Review, 43: 3 (Summer 1997), 15.