Lot 123: A NORTH GERMAN POLYCHROME DECORATED LEATHER SIX-FOLD SCREEN, MID-18TH CENTURY |
January 19, 2017
London, United KingdomLive Auction
Description: painted with chinoiserie decoration of flowers and figures in lozenge shaped reserves, on a black ground, damage
A highly decorative screen in 'country house' condition. There are numerous tears to the leather surface and the screen would generally benefit from restoration according to taste.
"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: each panel 241cm high, 55cm wide; 7ft. 11in. 1ft. 9 3/4in.