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Lot 1050: A GEORGE II CARVED MAHOGANY POLE SCREEN, MID 18TH CENTURY |
26 October 2016
London, United KingdomLive Auction
Description: with a contemporary English pastoral landscape needlework panel, finely worked in tent stitch petit-point, together with a George II style carved mahogany pie-crust tripod table, 19th century (2)
Needlework panel distressed condition, with areas of foundation visible and stitching lacking, especially to the sky, and the outer edges, which indicate a differentiation in colour and condition and were possibly previously behind a frame, and the whole panel has been applied to this surround later. Some areas of later reworking, especially too green hillocks of foreground, and visible as the darker outer highlighting to the figures and horses, as visible in the photograph. Pole misshapen and warped. Finial probably later. Pole rubbed and with damage. Base nice quality. Tripod Top and pedestal possibly associated. Fracture to one leg.
"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: firescreen 155.5cm. high; 5ft. 1in.; table 51cm. high; 1ft. 8in.