PROPERTY FROM A MIDWEST COLLECTION
A GEORGE I SILVER KETTLE ON LAMPSTAND, EDWARD VINCENT, LONDON, 1719
engraved with contemporary arms, swing handle, the stand with hinged bail handles and three scroll supports topped by urns, lamp altered
marked on base and both parts of handle, stand apparently unmarked
79 oz 15 dwt
height 14½ in.
Engraving worn, handle and part of finial replaced in resin, signs of alteration to lamp.
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 James, Cathedine, co. Brecknok.