Lot 663: AN IMPORTANT SPANISH COLONIAL SILVER TUREEN, COVER AND STAND, MIGUEL GUERRA, GUATEMALA, CIRCA 1780-90 |
October 20, 2016
New York, NY, USALive Auction
Description: bombé circular, half fluted, and raised on tall riveted shellwork feet headed by three dimensional flowerheads, the ropework handles terminate in sprays of fully-modeled flowers and leaves, the body engraved with italic initials GZ, the cover with rippled shellwork rim and matching finial, the stand with radially fluted center, scalloped rim, and grapevine handles
Lacks liner, a rectangular patch inside body- probably original, the handles of the stand with repairs and one leaf possibly replaced.
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.
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Dimensions: length of stand over handles 15 ¼ in.