PROPERTY FROM A SOUTH AMERICAN COLLECTION
A SET OF FOUR EARLY GEORGE III SILVER CANDLESTICKS, JOHN HYATT AND CHARLES SEMORE, LONDON, 1760
fluted baluster form with shells at the angles and corded borders, with squirrel crest
marked inside base rims, on sconces and two nozzles
84 oz 15 dwt
height 10¼ in.
One with oval patch behind base where crest removed, signs of removed crests on the others, small holes in high spots of two shells on bases, 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.
S.J. Shrubsole, New York, August 1, 1991
Private Collector, Brazil