Description: rectangular form with gadrooned rim and oak shell embellished curved corners, set on four acanthus and scroll feet, the central frame with lion's-mask supports, the central acanthus embellished standard with leaf-clad heart-form handle, inset with silver mounted faceted and panelled cut-glass condiments; four small sauce bottles, two covered mustard jars, and two oil/vinegar bottles, the jars crested
Dimensions: The frame 26.7cm., 10 1/2 in. high
Condition Report: The stand with clear marks to underside. All but one bottles with clear marks. The one dated 1822 with rubbed maker's mark. One oil bottle with chip to upper rim with a few further small chips to base. Otherwise glass appears in good order. Condition good.
"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. Prospective buyers should also refer to any Important Notices regarding this sale, which are printed in the Sale Catalogue.
NOTWITHSTANDING THIS REPORT OR ANY DISCUSSIONS CONCERNING A LOT, ALL LOTS ARE OFFERED AND SOLD AS IS" IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE CONDITIONS OF BUSINESS PRINTED IN THE SALE CATALOGUE."
Provenance: The Lillian and Morrie Moss Collection, Memphis, Tennessee (catalogue pp. 86-87, pl. 28).
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