Christie's, London, July 14, 1993, lot 74; How of Edinburgh, London, July 1993; Vogel Collection no. 587.
Edward Ironside, son of Edward Ironside of Bothenhampton, in the County of Dorset "Esquare"? apprenticed to Edward Gladwin 1 August 1688 and turned over to Henry Beesley, free 31 March 1699, his mark entered as largeworker 10 September 1702, address Lombard Street, livery April 1705, court in 1726, warden in 1731 and 1737, in which year he died in May. His son Edward, apprenticed to his father 1720, became Prime Warden of the Goldsmiths' Company in 1746 and Lord Mayor in 1753 (Grimwade).
good condition- picture book marks; scratched initials in well 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.