Invaluable cannot guarantee the accuracy of translations through Google Translate and disclaims any responsibility for inaccurate translations.
26 October 2016, 10:00 BST
London, United KingdomLive Auction
Lot 1175: A GEORGE III ROSEWOOD BANDED SATINWOOD SERPENTINE CHEST OF DRAWERS, CIRCA 1780 |(43 views)
|Your max bid:
The Invaluable Live! SecureBid™ feature ensures you never overpay. Without disclosing your limit to anyone, SecureBid™ places your bids automatically, up to one increment higher than the last in-room bid or preset reserve, until we have reached your maximum bid.Close
(Enter more than £3,500)
Description: boxwood and ebony strung with four graduated drawers, the top drawer with a baize brushing slide and formerly with a fitted interior, restorations
In good restored condition. The handles have been replaced. Some banding and cockbeading replaced. Top with fillet beneath moulded edge presumably to address warping. With some minor water marks and old marks and scratches commensurate with age and use. The bracket feet have been reblocked.
"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: 82cm. high, 90cm. wide, 58cm. deep; 2ft 8¼in., 2ft. 11¼in., 1ft. 11in.
Saleroom Notice: US regulations contain restrictions and prohibitions on the import of certain items which are designed to protect wildlife conservation. Sotheby's will not assist buyers with the shipment of this lot into the US.
Sotheby's offers a comprehensive shipping service. Our Shipping Department can advise buyers on exporting and shipping property, and arranging delivery.For assistance please contact: Post Sale Services (Mon-Fri 9am to 5 pm) Tel +44 (0)20 7293 5220 Fax +44 (0)20 7293 5910 Email: email@example.com We will send you a quotation for shipping your purchase(s). Transit risk insurance may also be included in your
quotation. If the quotation is accepted, we will arrange the shipping for you and will despatch the property as soon as possible after receiving your written agreement to the terms of the quotation, release of the property and receipt of any export licence or certificates that may be required. Despatch will be arranged at the buyer's expense. Sotheby's may charge an administrative fee for arranging the despatch. All shipments should be unpacked and checked on delivery and any discrepancies notified immediately to the party identified in your quotation and/or the accompanying documentation.