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October 26, 2016, 10:00 AM BST
London, United KingdomLive Auction
Lot 1095: A DIRECTOIRE BRASS-MOUNTED QUARTER VENEERED KINGWOOD VIDE POCHE, LATE 18TH CENTURY |(27 views)
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Description: the top with a hinged side and a single frieze drawer above a further tray, restorations
A functional piece in overall reasonable restored condition. The brass moulding is tarnished. Minor warping/movement to the quarter veneered top consistent with age. Some minor lifting and replacements to veneers and banding. Losses to lower edge of fall front. Old marks and scratches throughout. One splayed leg with an old repaired break which has come loose and will need attention.
"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, 67.5cm. wide, 41cm. deep; 2ft. 7in., 2ft. 2½in., 1ft. 4in.
Saleroom Notice: Please not this is a Directoire vide poche, late 18th century, and not as stated in the printed catalogue.
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