The arms are those of Stirling of Fiskine, co. Lanark, Bart. for Sir Walter Stirling, 1st Bart. F.R.S., F.A.S., b. 1758 married in 1794 Susannah, daughter and sole heiress of George Goodenough of Bordwood, Isle of Wight. He was M.P. for Gatton and St. Ives, and High Sheriff of Kent in 1804. He died in 1832.
surface scratches from use and some dings, otherwise 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.