TWO MATCHING IRISH SILVER LARGE SALTS, ROBERT CALDERWOOD AND ANOTHER, DUBLIN, CIRCA 1750 AND 1777
each on four paw feet headed by lion masks linked by floral swags, gilt interiors
marked on bases and with scratch weights 12=2 and 13=5 1/2, the second with maker's mark unclear
diameters 4½ and 4⅞ in.
11.4 and 12.4 cm
Both with decoration softened and minor surface nicks, one with the feet pushed slightly into body, otherwise good condition, heavy weight.
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.
Emma Rockefeller McAlpin (1868-1934), and thence by descent, by repute