A SILVER MOUNTED TORTOISE CUP AND COVER/STAND, POSSIBLY SCOTTISH, CIRCA 1690
A SILVER MOUNTED TORTOISE CUP AND COVER/STAND, POSSIBLY SCOTTISH, CIRCA 1690
A SILVER MOUNTED TORTOISE CUP AND COVER/STAND, POSSIBLY SCOTTISH, CIRCA 1690
A SILVER MOUNTED TORTOISE CUP AND COVER/STAND, POSSIBLY SCOTTISH, CIRCA 1690
A SILVER MOUNTED TORTOISE CUP AND COVER/STAND, POSSIBLY SCOTTISH, CIRCA 1690
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A SILVER MOUNTED TORTOISE CUP AND COVER/STAND, POSSIBLY SCOTTISH, CIRCA 1690

Estimate: 4,000 - 6,000 GBP

A SILVER MOUNTED TORTOISE CUP AND COVER/STAND, POSSIBLY SCOTTISH, CIRCA 1690

Estimate: 4,000 - 6,000 GBP

Lot Sold:5,000GBP

Lot Details

Description

A SILVER MOUNTED TORTOISE CUP AND COVER/STAND, POSSIBLY SCOTTISH, CIRCA 1690


the cover with gadrooned rim and pedestal finial/foot, the interior with engraved mantling around a coat-of-arms, the body with foliate rim, the shell raised on a fluted oval pedestal foot, unmarked

12cm., 4¾in. long

Condition Report

The coat-of-arms is possibly later. The shell with no obvious cracks or splits. Light wear. 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."

Saleroom Notice

This lot contains endangered species. Sotheby's recommends that buyers check with their own government regarding any importation requirements prior to placing a bid. For example, US regulations restrict or prohibit the import of certain items to protect wildlife conservation. Please note that Sotheby's will not assist buyers with the shipment of this lot to the US. A buyer's inability to export or import these lots cannot justify a delay in payment or sale cancellation.
STYLE: European Silver, Gold Boxes and Ceramics
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