PROPERTY FROM THE COLLECTION OF PATRICIA SCHUCKMANN, ATLANTA, GA
A SET OF FOUR GEORGE II SILVER SOUP LADLES, ELIAS CACHART, LONDON, 1755
shell bowls, rococo handle terminals with crest of Spencer, two under slightly later earl's coronet
marked on backs of handles
length 11½ in.
Decoration softened, 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.
John, 1st Earl Spencer
by descent at Althorp
sold Christie's South Kensington, The Althorp Attic Sale, July 7-8, 2010, lot 683
Koopman Rare Art, London, October 2010
Cachart delivered a large table service for the newly of age and newly married John Spencer in 1755-56, sold in several lots in 2010.