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Lot 1131: A LARGE GEORGE II MAHOGANY OVAL DROP-LEAF DINING TABLE, 18TH/19TH CENTURY, POSSIBLY IRISH |
26 October 2016
London, United KingdomLive Auction
Description: with double gate-leg action, restorations
In overall reasonable restored condition with interesting zoomorphic legs. There is a chip to the corner of one of the drop leaves. The surface to the top is slightly uneven. The surface has also been re-polished which has signs of water damage and some minor heat marks commensurate with age and us. The interior support structure has later elements to secure the top. When extended the flaps are uneven and may benefit from professional attention. There are some minor signs of worm which has degraded the timber and which appears to be no longer active. With old marks and scratches throughout commensurate with age and use.
"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."
Provenance: Formerly at in the collection at Aynhoe Park, Northamptonshire.
Dimensions: 78cm. high, 202cm. wide, 198cm. extended; 2ft 6½in by 6ft 7in