PROPERTY FROM THE COLLECTION OF PATRICIA SCHUCKMANN, ATLANTA, GA
A QUEEN ANNE SILVER COVERED JUG, ROBERT COOPER, LONDON, 1705
with cut-card work around handle terminals and spout, engraved on both sides with arms and crest in baroque cartouche
marked on body near handle and cover
height 9¾ in.
Engravings rubbed, in good condition.
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.
The Woolworth Collection
Koopman Rare Art, London, March 2010
The arms are probably those of Phelips of Montacute, co. Somerset, an Elizabethan house now part of the National Trust.
An identical pair of jugs by the same maker made in 1703 bearing the arms of Marlborough were presented to Sir Winston Churchill on his retirement as Prime Minister.