THE COLLECTION OF MELINDA AND PAUL SULLIVAN
A GEORGE III SILVER TEA URN, SOLOMON HOUGHAM, LONDON, 1801
hemispherical with reeded borders and lion mask and ring handles, on four slender fluted supports with hairy paw feet above shaped square base
marked on base, cover, lamp and lamp cover
height 12½ in.
There is an old repair where spout joins body. Otherwise in good condition with some light surface scratches and a few minor dings consistent with age.
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.
James Robinson, New York