PROPERTY FROM GALLISON HALL, CHARLOTTESVILLE, VIRGINIA: THE JAMES F. SCOTT COLLECTION
A DUTCH SILVER TWO-HANDLED GALLERIED TRAY, REYNIER BRANDT, AMSTERDAM, 1776
with ribbon bow handles at each end, the center engraved with later arms and supporters, the base engraved with W below coronet
marked on base and one foot
67 oz 10 dwt
length over handles 20⅛ in.
The gallery with extensive reinforcements but neatly done, also with several areas of denting, minor repairs, and splits; the surface of tray with some light surface scratches from use and minor dings, 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.
Christie's New York, December 16, 1997, lot 166
The arms are those of Scott for the Earl of Dalkeith.