PROPERTY FROM A SOUTH AMERICAN COLLECTION
A QUEEN ANNE SILVER COFFEE POT, JOHN CHARTIER, LONDON, 1703
engraved with arms in architectural cartouche, covered spout, cover with book hinge
marked on body and cover, the base with scratch weight 14=11=0
15 oz 10 dwt gross
height 9⅜ in.
Cover with a dent and a repaired split round the finial, slight flaw (original?) near rim right of handle, 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.
S.J. Shrubsole, New York, October 6, 1966, with brochure
Private Collector, Brazil
The arms are those of Arthorp impaling Astley.