A VICTORIAN SILVER JAPANESQUE TRAY, ELKINGTON & CO., BIRMINGHAM, 1877
the rim cast with sea nymphs, dolphins and putti among cresting waves, engraved at the handles with seashells, the center with cranes, ducks and other birds among various water plants
marked on base
122 oz 5 dwt
length 25½ in.
Light surface scratches from use, 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.
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