Lot 664: A RARE SPANISH COLONIAL SILVER LARGE COFFEE POT, GUATEMALA, LATE 18TH CENTURY |
October 20, 2016
New York, NY, USALive Auction
Description: of heavy weight, ribbed and fluted baluster body, raised on three tall shellwork supports capped by flowerheads modeled in full relief, one foot with owners initials, large bud finial, spout with hinged cover, handle at right angle to body, handle and socket replaced
as noted re: handle and socket, old reinforcements inside near top
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 13 3/8 in.