"TUDRIC" CLOCK, MODEL NO. 0366
produced by Liberty & Co., London
polished pewter, enamel, copper, brass
7¾ x 7 x 3½ in. (19.7 x 17.8 x 8.9 cm)
Overall in good condition. The pewter surfaces present with some scratches, nicks, indentations, tarnish, and very minor areas of adhesive residue, consistent with age and use. The copper surfaces present with scattered scratches consistent with age and use. The enamel surfaces present with very minor losses and hairline cracks, only visible upon close inspection. With one key. Functionality of the movement is not guaranteed and it could need service at the buyer's discretion. An elegant architectural form by the artist.
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.
Liberty Pewter Sketch Book, Westminster City Archives, London, n.d., p. 58, no. 0366
Stephen Martin, Archibald Knox, London, 2001, p. 238