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Lot 341: A SET OF FOUR GEORGE II SILVER DISHES, EDWARD WAKELIN, LONDON, 1759 |
January 19, 2017
London, United KingdomLive Auction
Description: shaped oval, the borders decorated with curved flutes and lobes, the centre engraved with a coat-of-arms within a drapery cartouche, the undersides of three numbered 2, 3 and 4, respectively engraved with scratch weights: '16=14,' '16=11' and '16=14,' all engraved with the initials 'T.S' and 'Sometimes [or 'Sometime'] taken to the Country'
All with clear marks to the underside, some a little rubbed. The centres with varying levels of wear to the engraved arms. The edges with small splits and silver solder repairs to underside. One with applied silver wire to underside centre rim, to repair split. Otherwise good condition commensurate with age and use.
"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. Prospective buyers should also refer to any Important Notices regarding this sale, which are printed in the Sale Catalogue.
NOTWITHSTANDING THIS REPORT OR ANY DISCUSSIONS CONCERNING A LOT, ALL LOTS ARE OFFERED AND SOLD AS IS" IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE CONDITIONS OF BUSINESS PRINTED IN THE SALE CATALOGUE."
Provenance: The arms are those of Arthur Hill-Trevor, 1st Viscount Dungannon (1694-1771).
Dimensions: 29.4cm., 11 1/2in. wide