A GEORGE II SILVER EPERGNE, MAKER'S MARK IC, LONDON, 1755
base with openwork apron of flowers, the detachable pierced central basket engraved with arms inside, the upswept handles applied with female masks, four detachable scroll branches topped by screw-on baskets engraved with matching arms
marked throughout, dot numbered
length 19⅛ in.
The rim of central basket with a few splits along seams of applied decoration. Otherwise, in 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.
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.
The arms are those of Wade impaling another.