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A group of three owl-shaped casters by George Unite, Birmingham, 1880 and a group of three large owls, Germany, circa 1900

No reserve

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Estimate:

2,400

to
- 3,500 EUR

A group of three owl-shaped casters by George Unite, Birmingham, 1880 and a group of three large owls, Germany, circa 1900

A group of three owl-shaped casters by George Unite, Birmingham, 1880 and a group of three large owls, Germany, circa 1900

No reserve

Estimate:

2,400

to
- 3,500 EUR

Lot sold:

3,528

EUR

A group of three owl-shaped casters by George Unite, Birmingham, 1880 and a group of three large owls, Germany, circa 1900


with coloured glass eyes,

The casters 12cm; 9cm; and 7.7cm high, the biggest one 17 cm, 1,850 g. ; 4¾ in., 3½ in., 3¼ in., 6⅔ in., 59oz 9dwt


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Un groupe de trois saupoudroirs en forme de chouettes par George Unite, Birmingham, 1880 et un groupe de trois grandes chouettes, Allemagne, vers 1900


Haut. des saupoudroirs 12 cm, 9 cm et 7,7 cm de haut, Haut. de la plus grande 17 cm, 1.850 g. ; 4¾ in., 3½ in., 3¼ in., 6⅔ in., 59oz 9dwt


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In overall very good condition. Maker's mark on the biggest owl. The pair of big owls by Neresheimer, Hanau with English import marks.


"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. Prospective buyers should also refer to any Important Notices regarding this sale, which are printed in the Sale Catalogue.

NOTWITHSTANDING THIS REPORT OR ANY DISCUSSIONS CONCERNING A LOT, ALL LOTS ARE OFFERED AND SOLD AS IS" IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE CONDITIONS OF BUSINESS PRINTED IN THE SALE CATALOGUE."

The three smaller owls : Christie's, London, Interiors: Style & Spirit, 26 February 2008, lot 215