PROPERTY FROM A SOUTH AMERICAN COLLECTION
A PAIR OF GEORGE II SILVER SAUCE BOATS, WILLIAM KIDNEY, LONDON, 1739
fluted shell form, engraved with cypher in rococo cartouche, multiple scroll handle and cast pedestal foot
marked on bases
35 oz 15 dwt
length 8⅛ in.
Engraving a bit worn, otherwise good. One has the marks used pre May 1739, the other post May 1739.
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.
S.J. Shrubsole, New York, June 2, 1965, with brochure
Private Collector, Brazil