Property of a Gentleman
AN ITALIAN SILVER MEAT DISH WITH DEER-FORM COVER, FLORENCE, 20TH CENTURY
in the Buccellati style, the oval dish with a border of oak leaves and acorns and with rustic branch handles, gilt interior, the cover formed as a deer with textured fur and detachable antlers sitting amongst oak leaves and acorns
marked on a leaf on base and cover 800 and 615-FI, the base with apocryphal engraving Gianmaria Buccellati Italy
length over handles 24¼ in.
The deer with one ear damaged and split in multiple spots. The textured fur mussed and thin in some spots. The base lacking one acorn and another detached but present.
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.