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Lot 336: A LARGE AND IMPRESSIVE PAIR OF FRENCH ENAMELLED 'PERSIAN-STYLE' LEADED-GLASS DOUBLE-DOORS SIGNED BY J.P.IMBERTON, PARIS, DATED 1886 |
19 October 2016
London, United KingdomLive Auction
Description: each leaded clear glass section painted with a mosque lamp and bottle-vase issuing a stylised floral bouquet, within a yellow-stained glass floral border, set in a wooden frame, signed and dated, J.P. Imberton 1886 in black enamel
Both in overall good condition, colours bright, each set with two metal hooks which had been drilled into the top section of the wood framework, the reverse of each set with three horizontal metal bars for consolidation, some minor dirt encrustation on enamel as consistent with age, one of panels with hairline breaks and associated restoration in three panels (notably on the panel with the signature and two in the border), the wooden frame with minor knicks, as viewed.
"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: 288 by 106.5cm.; 288 by 106cm.