A DAVENPORT PEARLWARE LEAF-MOLDED ASSEMBLED PART-DESSERT SERVICE, CIRCA 1810
comprising: two footed oval stands, two sauce tureens and covers on fixed stands, three oval stands, a handled leaf-shaped dish and ten plates, impressed Davenport and anchor marks. 21 pieces
Each of the plates has various levels of restoration. The leaf-shaped dish restored. 1 oval footed stand restored with some flaking to interior. 1 oval stand with an area of spray to underside. Both sauce tureens with a restored leaf tip to rim and footrim. Some minor stacking wear.
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.
The Collection of Mrs. Paul Mellon: Interiors, Sotheby's New York, 21 November 2014, lot 1479 (part)