Property of a Lady
A GEORGE III SILVER TEA CADDY SET, EMICK ROMER, LONDON, 1767
comprising a pair of tea caddies and a sugar box with lift-off covers, all chased with foliage and shells, with scrolling leafy finials, in a fitted mahogany case
marked on bases and covers
30 oz 5 dwt
height of caddies 5 ½ in.; length of case 11 in.
14 cm; 28 cm
Caddies a bit bright, and with some minor dings and creases throughout. The case with some light surface wear to the wood exterior and heavier wear to the velvet lining.
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.
Sotheby's, New York, October 24, 1998, lot 1203