PROPERTY FROM THE COLLECTION OF PATRICIA SCHUCKMANN, ATLANTA, GA
A GEORGE III SILVER CHINOISERIE TEA CADDY, JOHN CARTER II, LONDON, 1775
modeled as a wooden tea chest, the sides engraved with Chinese characters, the front crested
marked on base and cover
height 4¼ in.
Interior with lead lining, finial with small repair to one of the leaves, otherwise good.
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.
Mary Cooke Antiques, London, August 2012