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Lot 1173: A PAIR OF GEORGE III MAHOGANY GAINSBOROUGH ARMCHAIRS |
26 October 2016
London, United KingdomLive Auction
Description: upholstered in gros-point needlework, the downswept arms and square legs with later acanthus leaf carving, on brass castors
Overall in reasonable restored condition. The later needlework is worn, with areas of repair and variation in colour and would benefit from a clean. The carving to the legs and arms apparently later and the scrolled spandrels are later too. With typical old marks and scratches throughout consistent with age and use. Sound and sturdy and ready for 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.
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