Property of a Lady
AN IRISH SILVER SALVER, JOHN HAMILTON, DUBLIN, CIRCA 1740
engraved with arms and crest, on three dolphin feet
marked on surface near rim, lacking date mark
43 oz 15 dwt
diameter 13 ¾ in.
One dolphin foot pushed slightly into salver. Otherwise 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 Rt. Hon. Lord Emly, sold
Christie's, London, July 11, 1934, lot 130
The arms are those of Monsell impaling Burgh for William Monsell of Tervoe, who entered Trinity College, Dublin in 1722 and married a daughter of Rev. Richard Burgh of Dromkeen, co. Limerick.
For an Irish sugar bowl and cover from this collection see lot 614.