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Lot 1134: A PAIR OF GEORGE I GILTWOOD MIRRORS, CIRCA 1725 |
26 October 2016
London, United KingdomLive Auction
Description: with brass candle holders
This pair of mirrors have been re-gilt with minor losses to gilding, the candle arms have been replaced, there is a small repaired breaks to crestings and one of the crestings has been broken and restored, one with repaired joints on the lower section, the mirror plates are probably original and the shell carvings in the lower section probably replaced.
"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: Acquired from Mallett & Son Ltd, London, 12th April 1966.
Dimensions: 45cm. high, 56cm. wide; 3ft. 9in., 1ft 10in.