PROPERTY OFFERED WITHOUT RESERVE
A SPANISH SILVER NEF, 20TH CENTURY
on four pierced wheels and fully modeled seahorses supporting the hull, the three masts and deck with sailor figures, dolphin rudder
marked on one sail
27 oz 5 dwt
height 16¼ in.
Some rigging loose and minor dings throughout, one of the seahorse supports with split at tail where meets the lower frame, other seahorse on same side with some splitting where upper frame joins body, otherwise 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.