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Lot 1320: A LOUIS XVI STYLE FRUITWOOD, EBONY AND AMARANTH VENEERED PLUM MAHOGANY AND MAHOGANY COMMODE À L'ANGLAISE,
LATE 19TH CENTURY |
26 October 2016
London, United KingdomLive Auction
Description: the white marble top above a pair of central doors inlaid with 'MA' monogram, the reverse branded with an interlaced LL monogram below a crown; marble top restored
In overall good conserved condition. The top has been broken previously which has been well restored. The bottom right and left marble shelves have been restored. The mounts have been regilt. The veneer on the front has faded slightly and would benefit from a re-polish according to taste.
"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."
Christie’s London, 27th November 1941, lot 145.
Purchased by the present owner Mealy's, Mount Congreve, 10th-11th July 2012, lot 985 (€50,000).
Dimensions: 96cm. high, 148cm. wide, 56cm. deep; 3ft. 1¾in., 4ft 10¼in., 1ft. 10in.