PROPERTY FROM A PRINCETON, NEW JERSEY COLLECTION
A PAIR OF GERMAN SILVER SIX-LIGHT FIGURAL CANDELABRA, M.H. WILKENS & SÖHNE, BERLIN, CIRCA 1900
the rocaille bases chased with poppies, Queen Anne's lace, and holly, the stems formed as fully-modeled female figures framed by tall leaves, one figure holding a spear and fish, the other a poppy
marked on bases at one foot
194 oz 15 dwt
height 24 in.
Both with minor dings throughout, particularly to high spots on the sconces. One candelabrum with repair to one leaf and another leaf missing at the stem, and the figure with bent spear. The other with dents and losses to the collar of leaves at the base of the arms.
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.