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Lot 1221: A PAIR OF LOUIS XVI AMARANTH, BOXWOOD STRUNG AND TULIPWOOD BEDSIDE COMMODES BY PIERRE HARRY MEWESEN, CIRCA 1765 |
26 October 2016
London, United KingdomLive Auction
Description: with brèche marble top above four drawers, stamped MEWESEN JME
This pair of bedside commodes is in good conserved condition. There are minor marks and scratches consistent with age and use. Traces of restoration to drawers, and minor losses to veneer, namely four losses to first three drawers of one and two losses to one drawer of the other. Both marble tops broken in places and repaired. The front foot to one is lacking its brass sabot as can be seen in the catalogue photograph.
"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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Dimensions: 79cm. high, 46cm. wide, 33cm. deep; 2ft. 7in., 1ft. 6in., 1ft. 1in.