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Of Royal and Noble Descent

by Sotheby's

January 19, 2017, 10:00 AM GMT

London, United Kingdom

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Lot 342: A PAIR OF GEORGE I WALNUT STOOLS, PROBABLY IRISH, CIRCA 1720 |

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A PAIR OF GEORGE I WALNUT STOOLS, PROBABLY IRISH, CIRCA 1720 |
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Estimate: £8,000 - £12,000

Description: with drop in velvet seats, en suite with following lot

Condition Report: A fine pair of stools in reasonable condition. One stool with later metal brackets and blocks to the underside. There are signs of old worm to this stool which appears to be no longer active, one foot to this stool has suffered worm damage and may benefit from professional attention. The other stool with some minor signs of worm to the seat rails which appears to be no longer active. Both stools have a rich colour and good patina. With old marks and scratches commensurate with age and use.
"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.
NOTWITHSTANDING THIS REPORT OR ANY DISCUSSIONS CONCERNING A LOT, ALL LOTS ARE OFFERED AND SOLD AS IS" IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE CONDITIONS OF BUSINESS PRINTED IN THE SALE CATALOGUE."

Provenance: Most probably purchased by Arthur Hill-Trevor, 1υst Viscount Dungannon (of the second creation) (1694 - 1771);
Moved to Brynkinalt Hall, Denbighshire by Arthur Hill-Trevor, 2υnd Viscount Dungannon (1763 – 1837) in 1795 upon the sale of Belvoir Park;
Thence by descent.

Dimensions: 47cm. high, 52cm. wide, 42cm. deep; 1ft. 6½in., 1ft. 8½in., 1ft. 4½in.

 
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