Lot 790: AN ASSEMBLED GEORGE III SILVER FIVE-PIECE TEA SET, LONDON, 1783-99 |
October 20, 2016
New York, NY, USALive Auction
Description: all but the caddy engraved with matching arms in drapery mantle, comprising a Teapot and Stand by Joseph Scammell, 1795; a Coffee Pot, maker's mark AF?, 1799; a Creamer by Peter & Ann Bateman, 1797; a boat-form Sugar Basket by Burrage Davenport, 1783; a Tea Caddy by Peter & Ann Bateman, 1798. Together with a spherical Sheffield-Plate tea urn, the base cast with maker John Tylor / London, circa 1810. 7 pieces.
all with one or more small dents, creases and dings, teapot and coffee pot with loose finials, coffee pot finial with split to wood, teapot handle with small repair to base of wood handle, caddy with finial pushed down on one side, tea urn with plating rubbed at edges and cover with flange largely separating and with dent to rim
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 tea urn 12 1/4 in.