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Lot 1058: A GEORGE II PARCEL-GILT AND BURR WALNUT MIRROR |
26 October 2016
London, United KingdomLive Auction
Description: together with a further smaller George II parcel-gilt and walnut mirror, both re-gilt (2)
Larger mirror: In good restored condition. Walnut veneers have been repolished and the parcel-gilding re-gilt. The mirror plate attractively distressed and almost certainly later. Some caved elements possibly later, this includes the cartouche. Smaller mirror: In reasonable condition. Bruising to the lower apron frieze. Some repairs to the veneers. The later plate attractively distressed. Both lots have been re-polished but have a rich attractive colour and patina and are decorative objects ready to hang.
"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."
Dimensions: the larger 152cm. high, 79cm. wide; 5ft., 2ft. 7in.; the smaller 75cm. high, 43.5cm. wide; 2ft. 5½in., 1ft. 5¼in.