Lot 1314: A PAIR OF RUSSIAN NEO-CLASSICAL STYLE GILT-BRONZE MOUNTED MAHOGANY CONSOLE DESSERTS 20TH CENTURY |
October 26, 2016
London, United KingdomLive Auction
Description: mahogany, brass
This pair of console desserts is in good original condition. There are marks and scratches consistent with age and use, most notably to the top mahogany veneer, which might benefit from some attention. The gilt-bronzes display minor oxidization and tarnishing, and would also benefit from a light clean 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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Provenance: Formerly in the collection of Clare, 5th Duchess of Sutherland (1903-1998)
Dimensions: 91cm. high, 218cm. wide, 56cm. deep; 3ft., 7ft. 2in., 1ft. 10in.