Lot 812: A VICTORIAN SILVER FIVE-PIECE TEA AND COFFEE SET, ROBERT HENNELL II, LONDON, 1860/65/73 |
October 20, 2016
New York, NY, USALive Auction
Description: comprising a Teapot, Coffee Pot, Creamer, Sugar Bowl, and Waste Bowl, all chased as wicker, sides with crested oval reserves
waste bowl lacking engraved crest, possibly removed, otherwise good; the ivory insulators were replaced with celluloide insulators
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 of coffee pot 10 in.