Lot 772: A PAIR OF WILLIAM III SILVER-GILT SALVERS ON FOOT, MAKER'S MARK V?, LONDON, 1697 |
October 20, 2016
New York, NY, USALive Auction
Description: engraved with original arms, later slightly dished and with added engraved foliate border of strawberry leaves
as noted re. later dished and engraved border; later gilt; both with some small dings/creases and surface scratches; 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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Provenance: Christie's, London, sale of property of the Duke of Newcastle and removed from Clumber, July 7, 1921, lot 60
Dimensions: diameter 10 3/4 in.
Literature: John Starkie Gardner, "Silver in the Collection of the Duke of Newcastle at Clumber" Burlington Magazine November 1905, illus.