PROPERTY FROM THE COLLECTION OF PATRICIA SCHUCKMANN, ATLANTA, GA
A GEORGE II SILVER BASKET, JAMES SHRUDER, LONDON, 1738
pierced with trellis and scrolling foliage, an applied shell-and-scroll border, with a leaf-capped swing handle, the center engraved with arms in Rococo cartouche
marked on base
50 oz 15 dwt
length 12⅞ in.
Minor surface nicks to base rim and handle, 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.
Sotheby's London, 14 October, 1976, lot 150
Koopman Rare Art, London, January 2011
Vanessa Brett,The Sotheby's Directory of Silver, 1986, no. 898, p. 207