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Lot 1034: A GEORGE II BRASS INLAID MAHOGANY TEA CHEST, CIRCA 1750, IN THE MANNER OF LANDALL & GORDON |
26 October 2016
London, United KingdomLive Auction
Description: the right hand side slides upwards to reveal a concealed shallow drawer, the brass bracket feet stamped 1725
Overall in fair condition. With some minor lifting to the brass stringing. There is an L shaped patch repair to the reverse. With some age cracks to the exterior and lifting to the veneers. The brass feet are slightly loose. With some old marks and scratches commensurate with age and use.
"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.
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Dimensions: 17.5cm. high, 28cm. wide, 17.5cm. deep; 7in., 11in., 7in.
Literature: Christopher Gilbert & Tessa Murdoch, John Channon and brass-inlaid furniture 1730-1760, London, 1993, p. 125, fig. 168