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Lot 709: A VICTORIAN SILVER CENTERPIECE BOWL AND CASKET, CHARLES STUART HARRIS / PAIRPOINT BROS., LONDON, 1899 / 1881 |
October 20, 2016
New York, NY, USALive Auction
Description: both embossed with foliage and with gilt interiors, the bowl crested twice and with rams' head handles, the casket rectangular in Charles II style
interior of both with some minor dings and surface scratches, 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.
Provenance: Casket: Christie's, April 17, 1991, lot 36
Dimensions: lengths 12 1/2 and 11 in.