PROPERTY FROM A SOUTH AMERICAN COLLECTION
A QUEEN ANNE SILVER CUT-CARD COFFEE POT, GEORGE LEWIS, LONDON, 1703
engraved with a baronet’s coat of arms, the covered spout and handle mounts surrounded by elaborate cut-card foliage, corkscrew thumbpiece
marked on body and cover
24 oz gross
height 8¾ in.
Minor surface nicks, varnish on wood handle rubbed, 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.
Spink & Son, London, October 8, 1965
J. Shrubsole, New York, October 8, 1965, with brochure
Private Collector, Brazil