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Lot 1135: A GEORGE II STYLE CARVED GILTWOOD CONSOLE TABLE, 19TH CENTURY, IN THE MANNER OF WILLIAM KENT |
26 October 2016
London, United KingdomLive Auction
Description: with mottled red marble banded verde antico marble top
This console table is in reasonable conserved condition. There are overall marks and scratches consistent with age and use, visible construction cracks, and minor losses throughout. There are repaired breakages to the head of the right hand side carved giltwood eagle, and to the carved leaves on the bottom frieze. There is signs of breaks to the carved rope on the apron frieze and to the left bottom leaf on the base that are in need of attention. The gilding, retouched in places, would benefit from a clean according to taste. There is some minor movement along the lines of construction and chips to the gilding and gesso.
"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."
Lady Violet Melchett;
The Contents of 35 Lowndes Square, Knight, Frank and Rutley, 11-14 February 1946, lot 37;
Anonymous sale, Fine English and Continental Furniture, Philips, 8 October 1996, lot 81, where acquired by the present owner.
Dimensions: 84cm. high, 107.5cm. wide, 50.5cm. deep; 2ft. 9in., 1ft. 8in.