Lot 1182: A GEORGE III KINGWOOD BANDED SATINWOOD BOWFRONT CHEST OF DRAWERS, CIRCA 1790 |
October 26, 2016
London, United KingdomLive Auction
Description: satinwood, boxwood, ebony, tulipwood
In good restored condition. Gilt-brass attractive but tarnished. The banded edge to the top with some replaced section of veneer. The left moulded edge and banding with some repaired damage towards the rear of the top. The turned corner uprights have age cracks at the point they are fixed to the top and the right ear of the top with an age crack. Some movement along the grain to the veneers of the returns. With minor old marks and scratches - notably to the top - commensurate with age. Despite these minor arrears of repair the item is ready to place.
"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: 87cm. high, 100cm. wide, 49.5cm. deep; 2ft. 10½in., 3ft. 3¼in., 1ft. 7½in.