Donna Fernanda Grifeo (1829-1902), daughter of Don Vincenzo, 8th Principe di Partanna and Donna Agata Gravina Principessa di Palagonia e Lercara Her son, Don Francesco Paternó Castello (1850-1912), 9th Duca di Carcaci and 7th Barone di Placa e Bajana; Thence by descent.
In overall good condition. Gilding with minor old marks and scratches consistent with age and use. With a few marks of corrosion. Two coasters have their pierced gallery with one or two broken leaf branches. "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."