PAIR OF CHIPPENDALE CAST-BRASS CANDLESTICKS, 18TH CENTURY
Height 7 ⅜ in.
Lead weighted. Light oxidization to surface. The bell shape of the sconce slightly reduced in size.
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.
Roger Bacon, Exeter, New Hampshire;
Christie's New York, Property from the Collection of Mr. and Mrs. E.J. Nusrala, January 21, 2006, sale 1745, lot 675.
Patricia E. Kane, "Living with Antiques: A Saint Louis couple collects," Antiques, May 2002, p. 120, pl. XI