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Lot 1059: A GEORGE III MAHOGANY BOOKCASE-ON-CHEST, CIRCA 1770 |
26 October 2016
London, United KingdomLive Auction
Losses to dentil cornice and mounded beading on left return. Slight warping to one cupboard door. Old marks and scratches throughout, particularly to sides of chest. Writing/brush slide lacking baize/leather lining. Losses to cock beading. Top drawer with later divisions one of which is lacking. Repaired break to left bracket foot. A practical piece of pleasing proportions.
"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: 240cm. high, 112cm. wide, 57cm. deep; 7ft. 10½in., 3ft. 8in., 1ft. 10½in.