FAMILY OF TIPU SULTAN: AN INDIAN COLONIAL SILVER AND CUT-GLASS CENTERPIECE CANDELABRUM, HAMILTON & CO., CALCUTTA, DATED 1851
FAMILY OF TIPU SULTAN: AN INDIAN COLONIAL SILVER AND CUT-GLASS CENTERPIECE CANDELABRUM, HAMILTON & CO., CALCUTTA, DATED 1851
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FAMILY OF TIPU SULTAN: AN INDIAN COLONIAL SILVER AND CUT-GLASS CENTERPIECE CANDELABRUM, HAMILTON & CO., CALCUTTA, DATED 1851

Estimate: 4,000 - 6,000 USD

FAMILY OF TIPU SULTAN: AN INDIAN COLONIAL SILVER AND CUT-GLASS CENTERPIECE CANDELABRUM, HAMILTON & CO., CALCUTTA, DATED 1851

Estimate: 4,000 - 6,000 USD

Lot Sold:5,000USD

Lot Details

Description

FAMILY OF TIPU SULTAN: AN INDIAN COLONIAL SILVER AND CUT-GLASS CENTERPIECE CANDELABRUM, HAMILTON & CO., CALCUTTA, DATED 1851


the triform base applied with acanthus and engraved on one side with presentation inscription, three detachable arms topped by glass hurricane shades cut with stylized leaves, with a central matching glass bowl

marked on base rim

189 oz 5 dwt excluding glass

5890 g

height overall 26¾ in.

68 cm

Condition Report

The silver socket for the central glass bowl lacking the bolt that affixes it to the stem. The glass bowl with a few minor chips to rim. The branches all with some small splits or repaired splits to the leafy drip pans. The base with a few small dings to one of the vacant cartouches.


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.

Cataloguing

Catalogue Note

The inscription reads "Presented to F. C. Sanders Esq. by Prince Aftaboodeen great grand Son of Tippoo Sultan 1851."

Style: Silver, Ceramics, Furniture
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