PROPERTY FROM THE COLLECTION OF PATRICIA SCHUCKMANN, ATLANTA, GA
TWO VICTORIAN SILVER FRUIT-FORM TEAPOTS, BARNARD BROTHERS AND CHARLES FOX II, LONDON, 1837 AND 1840
the first melon-form; the second with matted surface applied with flowering branches
both marked throughout
43 oz 15 dwt gross
lengths 9 and 7½ in.
22.8 and 19 cm
Both with a few minor dings or creases to bodies, otherwise good. Please note that the ivory insulators have been replaced with ivorine.
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.
Silverman Antiques, London, March 2010 (Fox)
Koopman Rare Art, London, October 2010 (Barnard)