A FRENCH SILVER-GILT AND PORCELAIN PART DESSERT SERVICE, HIPPOLYTE THOMAS, PARIS, 1845-55
A FRENCH SILVER-GILT AND PORCELAIN PART DESSERT SERVICE, HIPPOLYTE THOMAS, PARIS, 1845-55
A FRENCH SILVER-GILT AND PORCELAIN PART DESSERT SERVICE, HIPPOLYTE THOMAS, PARIS, 1845-55
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A FRENCH SILVER-GILT AND PORCELAIN PART DESSERT SERVICE, HIPPOLYTE THOMAS, PARIS, 1845-55

Estimate: 3,000 - 5,000 GBP

A FRENCH SILVER-GILT AND PORCELAIN PART DESSERT SERVICE, HIPPOLYTE THOMAS, PARIS, 1845-55

Estimate: 3,000 - 5,000 GBP

Lot Sold:3,750GBP

Lot Details

Description

A FRENCH SILVER-GILT AND PORCELAIN PART DESSERT SERVICE, HIPPOLYTE THOMAS, PARIS, 1845-55


comprising: four knives, four forks and four spoons with polychrome porcelain handles, possibly from the Imperial porcelain factory, St. Petersburg, in a later fitted case inscribed Russian Imperial Treasures, Inc.,

See "The Schaffer Collection of Russian Imperial Art Treasures", sale catalogue, New York 1936, position 166 B.; offered Lempertz Cologne, 13th November 2015, Lot 677.

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Condition Report

No damages detected


"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."

Cataloguing

Provenance

According to tradition, Tsar Nicholas II

Catalogue Note

See "The Schaffer Collection of Russian Imperial Art Treasures", sale catalogue, New York 1936, position 166 B.; offered Lempertz Cologne, 13th November 2015, Lot 677.

STYLE: European Silver, Gold Boxes and Ceramics
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