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Lot 1262: A LOUIS XVI CARVED BEECHWOOD SOFA 'EN MEDAILLON' CIRCA 1770 |
26 October 2016
London, United KingdomLive Auction
Description: with later floral damask upholstery, together with two similar fauteuils 'en medaillon'
The sofa is in good condition, with marks and scratches consistent with age and use. There are small repairs to the carved beechwood frame, most notably to the junctures between the arms and the back. The silk upholstering is in good condition with some staining to the seat. The pair of fauteuils is in reasonable condition, with marks and small breaks throughout.The leg and arm of one broken and re-attached. The silk upholstery is worn and torn in places, as visible from the catalogue illustration.
"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: the sofa: 93.5cm high, 140cm. wide, 70cm. deep; 3ft. 1in., 4ft. 7in., 2ft. 4in.