PROPERTY FROM THE COLLECTION OF PATRICIA SCHUCKMANN, ATLANTA, GA
TWO GEORGE II SILVER TEAPOTS, THOMAS WHIPHAM, LONDON, 1747 AND 1748
the first chased with shells, scrolls, and flowers, engraved on each side with arms in drapery mantle, base with block initials I/WI; the second similarly chased and crested on each side within a cartouche
marked on bases
30 oz 10 dwt gross
lengths 8¼ and 8½ in.
21 and 21.5 cm
Both with minor dings and bruises to body, the smaller with a small loss to wood at handle terminal, otherwise good.
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.