Probably Mary, Marchioness of Downshire, Baroness Sandys (1764-1836)
LITERATURE Anon, Ombersley Court Contents Inventory, circa 1825-36, p.21; [candelabra] 'Marchioness's Bed Chamber / A Worcester China Taper Stand painted in Landscape and gilt'; M. H. Blutley, Ombersley Court, Inventories of Heirlooms, 1863, p.114; 'State Sitting Room (also called Chinese Chippendale Room) / Worcester china taper stand'
In good appearance. Small rim chip towards the front of the drip pan. Light rubbing to the gilding. "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."