A PAIR OF IRISH SILVER TWO-HANDLED CUPS, WILLIAM TOWNSEND, DUBLIN, CIRCA 1793
A PAIR OF IRISH SILVER TWO-HANDLED CUPS, WILLIAM TOWNSEND, DUBLIN, CIRCA 1793
A PAIR OF IRISH SILVER TWO-HANDLED CUPS, WILLIAM TOWNSEND, DUBLIN, CIRCA 1793
A PAIR OF IRISH SILVER TWO-HANDLED CUPS, WILLIAM TOWNSEND, DUBLIN, CIRCA 1793
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A PAIR OF IRISH SILVER TWO-HANDLED CUPS, WILLIAM TOWNSEND, DUBLIN, CIRCA 1793

Estimate: 3,000 - 5,000 USD

A PAIR OF IRISH SILVER TWO-HANDLED CUPS, WILLIAM TOWNSEND, DUBLIN, CIRCA 1793

Estimate: 3,000 - 5,000 USD

Lot Details

Description

THE COLLECTION OF MELINDA AND PAUL SULLIVAN


A PAIR OF IRISH SILVER TWO-HANDLED CUPS, WILLIAM TOWNSEND, DUBLIN, CIRCA 1793


bell form with molded girdle, leaf-capped double-scroll handle, engraved on one side with contemporary arms in rococo cartouche, on the other side with matching crest

marked on bodies, but no date letter

29 oz 5 dwt

914 g

height 5⅜ in.

13.6 cm

Condition Report

Old surface with minor scratches from use, some slight fissuring from making, 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.

Cataloguing

Provenance

J. H. Bourdon-Smith, London, 1994

Catalogue Note

The arms are probably those of Becher or Beecher.

Style: Silver, Ceramics, Furniture
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