A GEORGE III SILVER CHINOISERIE TEA CADDY, JOHN CARTER II, LONDON, 1775
A GEORGE III SILVER CHINOISERIE TEA CADDY, JOHN CARTER II, LONDON, 1775
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A GEORGE III SILVER CHINOISERIE TEA CADDY, JOHN CARTER II, LONDON, 1775

Estimate: 5,000 - 7,000 USD

A GEORGE III SILVER CHINOISERIE TEA CADDY, JOHN CARTER II, LONDON, 1775

Estimate: 5,000 - 7,000 USD

Lot Details

Description

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

16 oz

498 g

height 4¼ in.

10.8 cm

Condition Report

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.

Cataloguing

Provenance

Mary Cooke Antiques, London, August 2012

Style: Silver, Ceramics, Furniture
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