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Lot 1031: A PAIR OF GEORGE III MAHOGANY AND CHEQUER-BANDED ADJUSTABLE CANDLESTICK STANDS, CIRCA 1775 |
26 October 2016
London, United KingdomLive Auction
Description: together with two pairs of George III brass mounted mahogany candlesticks, the larger pair turned and fluted and the smaller pair turned and reeded (6)
Overall in fair condition. The candlestands with filler and minor losses to the boxwood chequer banding. The stem of one tray with a repaired break. The bases with cracks and old repairs. One with a loose stem. Some ring marks to the top. The candlesticks in generally good condition with variations to colour. With repairs and breaks to some of the stems and base. A reeded example with one loose nozzle.
"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 largest pair of candlesticks 37.5cm. high; 1ft. 2¾in.