Lot 1220: AN EMPIRE GILT-BRONZE MOUNTED MAHOGANY CHEVAL MIRROR CIRCA 1820 |

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October 26, 2016, 10:00 AM BST
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Description: bronze mahogany
Dimensions: 200cm. high, 105cm. wide, 61cm. deep; 6ft. 6¼in., 3ft. 5¼in., 2ft.
Condition Report: This cheval mirror is in restored condition. There are marks and scratches consistent with age and use, and old repairs, replacements and losses to the veneers, with one small loss to the stretcher. The pediment with replaced mouldings. The uprights, with traces of restoration are unstable and in need of attention. With traces of old woodworm which appears to be no longer active. Repolished surface. Mirror plate with losses to silvering.
"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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Provenance: Christie’s London, The John Reid Collection, 17 December 1998, lot 86.
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