Lot 691: A PAIR OF ITALIAN SILVER-GILT FISH PLATTERS FROM THE BORGHESE SERVICE, SCHEGGI BROS., FLORENCE, CIRCA 1820 |
October 20, 2016
New York, NY, USALive Auction
Description: oval with acanthus borders, engraved with the Borghese arms
surface scratches from use, 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.
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Prince Camillo Borghese, who married Pauline Bonaparte, the sister of the Emperor Napoleon on 6 November 1803;
The Borghese Palace sale, Giacomini and Capobianchi, Rome, 28 March - 9 April 1892, part of lot 847;
Don Antonio Licata;
Mrs. Edith Rockefeller McCormick, American Art Association/Anderson Galleries Inc., New York, 5 January 1934, lot 726 or 727;
Christie's, New York, October 19, 2004, lot 139.
Dimensions: length 25 3/4 in.
Exhibited: Chicago: The Art Institute of Chicago, June 1924 - November 1932 (whole service)