A MAMLUK SILVER-INLAID BRASS CANDLESTICK BASE, EGYPT OR SYRIA, 14TH CENTURY
silver inlaid with a wide band of thuluth inscriptions on a ground of foliate scrollwork between two foliate roundels, rim and base with narrow band of guilloche
21.5cm. diam. base
Fragmentary, sections of inlay missing, as viewed.
"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."
Sold in these rooms, 12 October 1981, lot 143.
'His Highness, the Lord, the Learned, the Diligent, the Just, the Master'