PROPERTY OF A SOUTHERN COLLECTOR
A LARGE PAIR OF AMERICAN SILVER-GILT EWERS, TIFFANY & CO., NEW YORK, DATED 1905
one ewer chased with two putti representing fire and wind on one side and earth and water on the other, the other ewer with putti representing day and night, both engraved on front with foliate monogram GNEF and dates 1855 and 1905, the bases engraved "From A.L. Norrie / Gordon Norrie and Emily F. Norrie / April 11, 1905"
marked on bases and numbered 12431-3452 and 12431-7122
164 oz 15 dwt
height 23¼ in.
Both with gilding lightly rubbed at high spots and a few very minor dings throughout, otherwise in very good condition.
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.