Property from a Private Connecticut Collection
A GEORGE III SILVER TEA URN, HENRY CHAWNER, LONDON, 1791
raised on fluted panel feet, the body and cover engraved with arms below coronet
marked on base and cover rim
42 oz gross
height 14 ½ in.
Some small dings to body. Finial dented slightly. The wood handle with varnish rubbed and some nicks to edges.
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 13-15, 1981, lot 169
The arms are those of Wykeham, Baroness Wenman 1834.