PROPERTY FROM A EUROPEAN COLLECTION
A SET OF THREE ENGLISH SILVER-GILT AND HARDSTONE TREES, MAKER'S MARK FB, LONDON, 1972 (2) AND 1975 (1)
the silver-gilt trees with quartz leaves and mounted on hardstone bases, the larger base a geode also mounted with a dragon set with opals, the two smaller bases each with a temple
height of tallest 15¼ in.
All with at least one of the prongs lacking a stone in the branches or on the base and a few branches broken off, some glue residue from construction visible on the dragon and temples, 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.