PROPERTY FROM THE COLLECTION OF PATRICIA SCHUCKMANN, ATLANTA, GA
A VICTORIAN SILVER-GILT DESSERT SERVICE, GEORGE ADAMS AND GARRARD, LONDON, 1841
Rococo pattern, crested, comprising: 12 knives (Garrard), 12 forks (Adams), 12 spoons (Adams). Together with a pair of Grapevine pattern grape shears by Reily & Storer, 37 pieces total, in fitted wood case
52 oz weighable
length of case 16½ in.
1 knife with blade detached, 1 other knife with blade starting to separate from handle (but still tight), rest of set in good condition; the wood case with some surface wear and a split in cover.
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.
Koopman Rare Art, London, September 2010