Lot 2211: A SILVER INKSTAND |
January 19, 2017
New York, NY, USALive Auction
Description: probably adapted from the lower part of a seal box, the pan with berried border, the front engraved with the crowned badge of the Prince of Wales, marked on side to right of handle by William Fountain, London, 1810, fitted with a cut-glass inkwell, the rim marked by John Bridge, London, 1824, the chained cover unmarked
small chips to cut-glass throughout, otherwise 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.
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: length 6 3/4 in.