AN ITALIAN GLASS BEAKER WITH CONTINENTAL PARCEL-GILT SILVER FOOT MOUNT, UNMARKED, CIRCA 1630
the former tapering cylindrical with flared rim, the mounts pierced with scrolls and foliage and surmounted cherubs with 'pearl’ necklace
22.5cm., 9in. high
Foot mount with added white silver filets to hold the beaker, and losses at top of base seen from the inside, overall nice colour and in pretty 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. 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."
Spetchley Park -I. Worcestershire, The Seat of Mr. R. V. Berkeley', Country Life, 8 July 1916, p. 46, illustrated in the Drawing Room