PROPERTY FROM THE COLLECTION OF PATRICIA SCHUCKMANN, ATLANTA, GA
A SET OF EIGHT VICTORIAN SILVER FISH SPADES, METCALF HOPGOOD, LONDON, 1847
engraved with various fish, handles monogrammed WMH. Together with two George III silver fish slices, one pierced with a bird carrying a fish in its beak by William Plummer, London, 1768, the other crested and with dolphin-form handleby Stephen Joyce, London, 1770, 10 pieces
35 oz 10 dwt
length of fish spades 8¾ in.
All in 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.
John Luddington, London, April 1981 (Joyce)
Silverman Antiques, London, February 2006 (Hopgood)
Silverman Antiques, London, July 2006 (Plummer)