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Lot 2131: A PAIR OF GEORGE II SILVER CANDLESTICKS, PETER ARCHAMBO, LONDON, 1744 |
January 19, 2017
New York, NY, USALive Auction
Description: in high rococo style, heavily cast with ruffled shells, scrolls and flowers, the bases and nozzles engraved with monogram MM, crest and motto, the base with another crest
a few minor dings, overall good, crisp 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: height 10 1/8 in.
Literature: George Parker, “Lighting and Dining in the Eighteenth Century: Silver Pewter, Brass and Bronze,” Wisconsin Academy Review, 43: 3 (Summer 1997), 15.