Lot 1151: A GEORGE III MAHOGANY LINEN PRESS, CIRCA 1760 |
October 26, 2016
London, United KingdomLive Auction
Description: the cupboard doors opening to reveal three sliding drawers above three short drawers, the base with two short and one long drawer
The colour of the linen press has faded probably due to serious sun damage. There are large age cracks to the front visible in the catalogue photograph. The inside is lacking one pull out shelf. Each return has holes where handles have been attached. The pediment does not sit flush to the top section. With old marks and scratches throughout.
"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: 200.5cm. high, 132.5cm. wide, 63cm. deep; 6ft. 7in., 4ft. 4in., 2ft. ¾in.