Lot 749: FIVE GEORGE III SILVER CHAMBER CANDLESTICKS, LONDON, 1762-1806 |
October 20, 2016
New York, NY, USALive Auction
Description: comprising a large crested example, by William Cripps, 1762; an oval example engraved with arms and supporters, maker's mark WB, 1798; a circular crested example, by John Crouch I & Thomas Hannam, 1786; and a pair with ribbon-tied reeded rims, maker's mark WS, 1806
the oval example with snuffer by another maker; the largest with nozzle by another maker; as noted re. the 1 plated snuffer and the two unmarked nozzles; overall all in 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 of largest 7 in.