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Lot 309: A QAJAR LACQUERED AND MIRRORED WINDOW FRAME, PERSIA, 19TH CENTURY |
19 October 2016
London, United KingdomLive Auction
Description: comprising a wood frame set with a mirror and two hinged doors, each with two further hinged openings revealing sections of the mirror, each painted to interior with lacquered panels featuring a nobleman or noblewoman in a landscape with floral borders, the exterior lacquer painted with scenes of birds amidst floral motifs
The painting generally strong, the wood with some wear and minor nicks, loose central loop for opening fixture (this would need to be re-affixed for consolidation), hairline cracks to lacquer paintings with some discoloration, slight rust to few hinges, as viewed.
"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: 93 by 67.5 by 5cm.